First Virgin Galactic’s commercial space flight will have Richard Branson in it

July 16, 2012

Virgin Galactic space tourism flight

You’ve always dreamed of becoming an astronaut but you realized you will never be one. You still can experience being on space by flying Virgin Galactic’s space tourism flight. The first flight is yet to happen next year with Richard Brandson on board together with this two adult children.

The original target is 2011 for the first space flight of the SpaceShipTwo craft but it’s been postponed to next year. The flight will last for 2.5 hours with five minutes of weightlessness.

A ride per person a on the space craft costs $200,000 and about 529 have already signed-up. Before they can ride the SpaceShipTwo, they will have to attend training for one week.

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