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Start Saving Now for Your Trip to Space

submitted on December 1, 2010 by pablos17 in "Member's Lounge"
Virgin Galactic estimates that commercial space flights will be ready within 12 months time.

Buxr should be large enough within a year's time so that we could have a trip as the 1st place prize, right? Big Grin

NEW YORK — Virgin Galactic's new commercial spaceship could be flying its first passengers — company founder Sir Richard Branson and his family — in about a year, Branson said today (Nov. 30) on NBC's "Today" show.

"We're about 12 months away," Branson said. The craft, called SpaceShipTwo, will provide tourists with a brief taste of weightlessness and a window on the globe of the Earth from the blackness of space, without making a full orbit around the planet. The ship flies six passengers and two pilots.


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    Posted by sandyshore on December 1, 2010 [reply] 0 0
    Only $200,000 - I'll start saving for my grandchildren cause at those prices it won't be me making the trip. Sad

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