Richard Branson hopes to become an astronaut within 12 months. Photo: AFP/Timothy A. CLARYRichard Branson hopes to become an astronaut within 12 months. Photo: AFP/Timothy A. CLARY
Richard Branson hopes to become an astronaut within 12 months. Photo: AFP/Timothy A. CLARY

Richard Branson says he’s months away from becoming an astronaut, as his space race with Jeff Bezos suddenly heats up

Both Branson and Bezos’ respective companies, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin, have completed successful test flights in recent weeks

Topic |   Space
Richard Branson hopes to become an astronaut within 12 months. Photo: AFP/Timothy A. CLARYRichard Branson hopes to become an astronaut within 12 months. Photo: AFP/Timothy A. CLARY
Richard Branson hopes to become an astronaut within 12 months. Photo: AFP/Timothy A. CLARY
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