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Sunday, July 11, 2021

Watch Virgin Galactic Founder and Unity 22 Crew Launch to Space Today

**UPDATE** Here is the portion of the webcast from just before release to wheel stop on the runway.

...and here is Richard Branson's message from the edge of space...

Richard Branson, the billionaire founder of Virgin Galactic, is set to fly to space with two pilots and three other people. Learn more about the flight and the people that will be going to space with him today on this Virgin Galactic Video.

Introducing Virgin Galactic Unity 22 Crew
(Promo video by Virgin Galactic)

Macon Media has included several choices of video streamers for following this event and video players have been embedded below. After the flight, this article will be updated with video and screenshots of the flight. You can also follow along on FlightAware at

WATCH LIVE: Virgin Galactic Unity 22 Spaceflight Livestream
(Official Webcast from Virgin Galactic)

Watch Richard Branson fly to space on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo!
(Video and play by play by Tim Dodd, the Everyday Astronaut)

LIVE: Virgin Galactic launches Richard Branson to space on Unity 22
(Video and play by play by the NASA Spaceflight Team)

Watch Live: Richard Branson’s flight to space aboard Virgin Galactic rocket plane
(Video and play by play by CBS News)

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo launch with Richard Branson 10:30 am ET | LiveNOW from FOX
(Video and play by play by LiveNOW from FOX)

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Published at 9:30am on Sunday, July 11, 2021