Space Race Winner: 6 Fun Facts About Richard Branson’s Space Flight

3. The crew included two pilots, three employees and the founder of the company, 70-year-old billionaire Richard Branson.
4. Having risen to a height of 86 km, the crew spent four minutes in zero gravity, after which they returned safely to the ground. The entire flight lasted approximately one hour. Branson said the overall experience exceeded his expectations. And he called the view that opens to Earth from space simply magical and unforgettable.