Thursday Jun 08, 2023

Billionaire Richard Branson rode a bike to Virgin Galactic’s Unity 22 launch site ahead of his big spaceflight

Editor’s note: This story previously stated that Richard Branson rode his bike to Spaceport America on Sunday morning (July 11), the day of his spaceflight. That’s not correct. Video showing him arriving at the spaceport on a bicycle was captured on a different date, and the commentator on Virgin Galactic’s launch webcast who said it was recorded on Sunday was mistaken. “The footage of Sir Richard Branson shown during the event today [July 11] was prerecorded and misidentified in the broadcast. We regret the error and any confusion it may have caused,” Virgin Galactic representatives said in a statement emailed

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