Skip to comments.Virgin Galactic gets the green light: US aviation authorities approve Branson's space flights
Posted on 05/30/2014 5:59:56 AM PDT by C19fan
Richard Branson's dream to charter commercial space flights has taken a step closer to reality. His company, Virgin Galactic, yesterday signed a deal with U.S. aviation authorities to let it blast paying customers into space. Commercial flights are to begin by the end of this year and more than 600 people have already signed up at $250,000 (£150,000) each to take a trip on SpaceShipTwo.
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