Kulangara said that advertisement interested him and prompted his application to Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group.
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Around 600 people from across 58 countries have already reserved a ticket on VVS Unity, including the celebrities such as Tom Hanks, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga
Giving a glimpse of the flight and sending across a motivating message to the younger generations, Richard Branson took to Twitter and shared his thoughts.
If successful, the mission, called Unity 22, will mark Virgin Galactic's fourth flight to space carrying humans, with its largest crew yet.
While billionaire Branson is set to fly to space aboard his Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spaceplane on July 11, Amazon Founder Bezos is expected to take off in his own space tourism rocket on July 20.
Virgin Galactic confirmed Branson's flight on July 11 alongside four mission specialists and two pilots, the Verge reported on Thursday.
With this, Sirisha, currently the Vice President, Government Affairs at Virgin Galactic, will be the second Indian-born woman to reach space after Kalpana Chawla.
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