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How Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space flight nearly ended in fatal disaster

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Daily Star's biggest headlines straight to your inbox!A flashing warning light during Sir Richard Branson's space flight shows just how close the trip came to total disaster.It was revealed this week that the Virgin Galactic flight on July 11 strayed from its "entry glide cone" - meaning it didn't rise steeply enough to make its way down safely on the British billionaire's historic trip to the edge of space.After the yellow warning light flashed, the pilots knew they were seconds away from seeing the dreaded red alert.The two pilots flying the Virgin Galactic ship actually told a meeting the warning light should "scare the s***" out of any flyer and force an immediate turn-around, The New Yorker reported.Ex-US Marine and NASA astronaut CJ.

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