Ok - so most of us don't have a spare few million for a private trip into space but this event is important as it signals a change in who might be able to go into space in the future.
I don't know what Richard and his mates might have seen but maybe something as incredibly wonderful as the images below.
And if you are into Space Flight and planning on giving it a go - here is a little Youtube video to help you.
A quote to get you thinking - who said:
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.