In this DW news video, the in-house reporter narrates how Richard Branson is the first billionaire to go for space travel. Previously, Jeff Bezos was thought to be the ‘first private citizen’ to make it to space. The US authorities had given the go-ahead on manned missions for VSS Unity. Richard Branson has been preparing for this flight for long and made it to space on July 11th. The Virgin Group owner was ecstatic to be a part of the ‘first private manned space travel’. Find out how the other billionaires are faring in the space battle.