Space tourism and Virgin Galactic

Space tourism and Virgin Galactic - Space tourism company Virgin Galactic, which plans to send its first customers to space by this summer, has more than doubled its bookings since late September and now has 7,957 people on its waiting list.

Billionaire Richard Branson's business had stopped selling tickets after its first attempt in space in December 2018. But after recording 603 firm reservations from 60 countries, at a price of up to $ 250,000 per ticket, Virgin Galactic continued to receive numerous requests.

The company is now preparing to offer for sale a new series of seats from today Wednesday 26th February. Each aspiring astronaut will have to pay a deposit of $ 1,000. Richard Branson's business is in direct competition with Blue Origin, the company founded by Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.

 

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