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They've done it again. After being credited for predicting several events that have actually happened long before we all knew they were going to happen, The Simpsons have predicted yet another event.

The biggest prediction bomb previously was when the creators of the animated show featured an episode where Donald Trump was President of the United States. Back then, it was a joke that no one saw coming.

Now fans have noticed that one episode of The Simpsons showed Richard Branson flying into space in an aircraft. In reality, that's exactly what happened earlier this week when the British billionaire flew into space onboard his own Virgin Galactic aircraft. It was the first commercial aircraft to fly into space, and Branson was joined by a handful of other astronauts.

In a 2014 scene of the longest running animated TV show in US history, viewers see Richard Branson floating in zero gravity on board a spaceship, which fans compared to a near mirror image of him doing so in real life, reports Business Insider.

Other people have pointed out that Virgin Galactic was founded in 2004, when Branson shared his dream of travelling to space one day. So, technically, the creators of The Simpsons didn't predict it, but the scene was very realistic compared to footage from Branson's actual flight.

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