The Virgin Galactic spacecraft carrying British billionaire Richard Branson, two pilots and three other passengers, has reached space.
The passengers were able to unbuckle and experience a few minutes of weightlessness, while admiring the curvature of Earth from the ship’s 17 windows.
The boundary of space is defined as above 80 kilometres in altitude, according to the United States.
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The spaceship touched down after a voyage and Sir Branson called it the “experience of a lifetime.”