Virgin Galactic First Space Flight Will Take Off Next Year

Posted on Jul 12 2012 - 4:13am by Editorial Staff

The Associated Press reports that Virgin British tycoon Sir Richard Branson will join the first space flight of Virgin Galactic venture with his two adult children. The three will make the journey of 62-miles (100 kilometers) above the Earth abroad the SpaceshipTwo (SS2) next year. Although the dates still not out but around some 120 tourists already signed up for the $200,000 two-hour trips into space over the coming years. Virgin says it has 529 paid up passengers already. The tourists before being a part of this adventurous trip have to undergo a week of training at the spaceport before taking their flight. Well, a whole new set of ground started with this for whole of Virgin family and staff.

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