Unity22 not only carried the first billionaire into space, it launched commercial tourism. Virgin plans to democratize it by lowering costs.
The Brit will join Virgin Galactic’s upcoming spaceflight on July 11. Your move, Elon.
Space Perspective’s slow trip into the firmament lasts six hours, compared to eleven minutes on other commercial space flights.
The price for the coveted third seat rose $700,000 after Amazon’s founder said he and his brother will be passengers on the New Shepard flight on July 20.
Richard Branson’s space tourism company has said it wants to begin commercial operations next year.
Bids for a seat on Blue Origin’s July 20 flight jumped $1.4 million in 24 hours. The flight adds a new character to space travel: the tourist astronaut.
Virgin Galactic’s new ‘VSS Imagine,’ scheduled to enter commercial service next year, will reflect whatever environment it is passing through.
The program aims to help Black scholars continue in the aerospace field after their studies are complete.
It will be the first crewed space flight to take off from New Mexico.