Who Really Won The Space Race?

(Credit: NASA JPL)

Earlier this month, the billionaire space race began with an embarrassing public spectacle as Richard Branson flew into space in a rocket with the word ‘Virgin’ plastered on it. Not to be out down, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, donned a cowboy hat (for reasons unknown), and also flew into space, albeit in an extraordinarily phallic-shaped spacecraft. As if this wasn’t embarrassing enough, in a moment of sheer obliviousness and…