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NBC to send someone into space

3 years 7 months 3 weeks ago October 03, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 Thursday, October 03 2013 October 03, 2013 6:20 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

NEW YORK- An out-of-this-world prize awaits the winner of a new game show on NBC.

It'll be called "Space Race" and TV producer Mark Burnett will team with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic where the winner will get a ride into space on Virgin's aircraft.

Burnett produces "The Voice" on NBC and "survivor" on CBS.

Virgin is testing its rocket-powered space vehicle with the goal of taking paying customers into space.

Branson and his children are supposed to be the first to ride sometime next year.

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