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Richard Branson brought Stephen Colbert's headshot to space with him

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Richard Branson holds up a photo of comedian Stephen Colbert that he brought with him into space, during a press conference on July 11, 2021.
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Billionaire Richard Branson carried a headshot of comedian Stephen Colbert into space.
Colbert hosted the livestream of Branson's spaceflight on Sunday morning.
Branson launched aboard Virgin Galactic's space plane - the company's first fully crewed flight.
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Stephen Colbert has never been to space, but his headshot just hitched a ride there with billionaire Richard Branson...
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Richard Branson Didn't Go To Space

Richard Branson Didn't Go To Space

2 monthes ago   |   By Jalopnik

The billionaire Richard Branson went 53.5 miles into the sky on Sunday , short of the Kármán line, which is 62 miles above sea level and where it is generally agreed that space begins. Branson did surpass 50 miles above sea level, above which NASA gives out astronaut wings. But come on, man, Branson's stunt only...
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