Branson prepares to fly to the edge of space

6 monate vor


Virgin boss Richard Branson is set to become the first billionaire space tourism tycoon to become an astronaut. He'll ride his Virgin Galactic rocket plane this afternoon to an altitude of 50 miles above the earth, where the sky turns black and the Earth's horizon curves away. But is this just a publicity stunt or is there more to it? Read more here: https://news.sky.com/story/virgin-galactic-for-a-showman-like-richard-branson-his-space-voyage-is-more-than-a-publicity-stunt-12353335 You can watch the launch live later on the Sky News YouTube. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog
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