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Why are billionaires fighting to be the first to go to space? RT’s Boom Bust wants to know

Why are billionaires fighting to be the first to go to space? RT’s Boom Bust wants to know
After Virgin Galactic got approval from US regulators, the company’s founder, Richard Branson, could be traveling to space as early as next week, beating fellow billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.

RT’s Boom Bust talks to Adjunct Professor at DePaul University Aaron Pagel about why billionaires are fighting for bragging rights to be the first in space.

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