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.READ MORE: Bodycam Video Shows Moments Before NYPD Lieutenant Was Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
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.READ MORE: Several People Shot Outside Queens Laundromat, Police Investigating
Hopeful astronauts can enter for free, but you can purchase more entries as a donation starting at $5, which will get you 50 entries.MORE NEWS: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant