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Richard Branson Hunts For Shihan Musafer, Kid Who Inspired Virgin Galactic

10/04/2014 09:25 BST | Updated 10/04/2014 09:59 BST

Twenty-six years ago a young lad by the name of Shihan Musafer called into 'Going Live - Saturday morning kids show a with Phillip Schofield - and asked Richard Branson if he fancied going into space.

Turns out he did.

Fast-forward to the present day and the billionaire entrepreneur has his own space program, Virgin Galactic which he registered as a result of the call in question.

Branson is now seeking to track Shihan down and thank him.

He's even said he can witness a space flight - although surely he's deserving of actually going on one?

Anyway, if it's you get in touch.

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