Astronaut Ron Garan talks the future of visiting space

Bob Sirott

FILE – In this May 29, 2018 photo provided by Virgin Galactic, the VSS Unity craft flies during a supersonic flight test. Virgin Galactic has received nearly 8,000 online reservations of interest since its first successful test flight into space 14 months ago, the company said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, as it nears commercial operation and prepares to reopen ticket sales. (Virgin Galactic via AP, File)

Richard Branson is the first billionaire to travel to space aboard a spacecraft he helped fund. Ron Garan, a highly decorated astronaut, joined Bob Sirott to talk about what this means for the space industry, and the launch of his new book Floating in Darkness: A Journey of Evolution.

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