By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Space tourism is a little closer to reality.

Virgin Galactic owner Sir Richard Branson successfully rocketed into space on Sunday aboard his own rocket ship.

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The British billionaire never stops promoting. His latest is a sweepstakes drawing for charity: Two seats on a future flight to the edge of space.

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Hopeful astronauts can enter for free, but you can purchase more entries as a donation starting at $5, which will get you 50 entries.

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Click here for a chance to enter.

CBSNewYork Team