According to Richard Branson’s blog in 2012, Kutcher was the 500th person to buy a $200,000 ticket for his space venture – Virgin Galactic.
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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
Bezos is expected to fly approximately 328,000 feet (about 100 kilometres) to the Kármán Line on New Shepard on the day that marks NASA’s Apollo moon landing anniversary.
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.
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.
The rocket, which had failed to reach orbit last year during the first test launch, successfully deployed 10 payloads for NASA's Launch Services Programme (LSP) this time, onboard a customised 747-400 jet dubbed as "Cosmic Girl".
The company had been planning to reach space with the test flight on Saturday but the spaceplane's engine cut off too early.
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