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NBC, Virgin Galactic Team For Space Journey

In a broad deal, NBCU set to chronicleone of the earliest commercial attempts to take private passengers into space using NBC, Syfy, CNBC and other networks. During a three-hour live event set to be televised next August on NBC’s Today, hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie will join viewers in monitoring Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson and his adult children, Holly and Sam, as they travel aboard SpaceShipTwo from Virgin Galactic’s terminal at Spaceport America in New Mexico into space.