Richard Branson shares video from space, gives a message to children
Virgin Group's billionaire Founder Richard Branson shared a video from space aboard Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity. Sharing a message for children, he said, "I was once a child with a dream looking up to the stars. Now I'm an adult in a spaceship...To...next generation of dreamers: if we can do this, just imagine what you can do."
Indian-American astronaut Sirisha Bandla, who became the third Indian-origin woman to fly to space, said the experience was "incredible". She said, "I am kind of still up there but I'm so glad to be here...Seeing the view of Earth is so life-changing...I've been dreaming of going to space since I was young and literally it's a dream come true."
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has bought a space flight ticket from billionaire Richard Branson-led space travel company Virgin Galactic, The WSJ reported quoting a Virgin Galactic spokesman. Earlier, the company said its tickets sold for $250,000 (₹1.86 crore) each, and it has collected $80 million. On Sunday, 70-year-old Branson flew to space on his own company's rocketship.