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Virgin Galactic drops 8% after rival Blue Origin launches Jeff Bezos into space at higher altitude

Bezos Blue Origin Launch July 2021 Blue Origin / New Shepard First Human Flight Shares of Virgin Galactic fell as much as 8% on Tuesday after rival Blue Origin launched Jeff Bezos into space.Blue Origin's launch came about one week after Virgin Galactic launched Richard Branson 53 miles above earth.Blue Origin's launch hit a higher altitude than Virgin Galactic, as it surpassed the Karman line 62 miles above earth.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Virgin Galactic was under pressure on Tuesday, falling as much as 8% following the successful launch of Blue Origin's rocket, which briefly carried Jeff Bezos and others into space.Amazon founder Bezos, his brother Mark, Wally Funk, and Oliver Daemen were launched 66 miles above the earth, surpassi...
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Virgin Galactic soars 31% after Richard Branson said he aims to reach space 9 days before billionaire Jeff Bezos

LoadingSomething is loading. Virgin Galactic Holdings shares rose as much as 31% in Friday's pre-market trading session after founder Richard Branson said he will travel on the spaceflight company's next test flight, scheduled for July 11, nine days before Jeff Bezos' planned trip to space.The company's stock was changing hands at $56.38 per share at 6:48 am...