Virgin Galactic invites thousands of people to become its 2022 spaceflight passengers. However, the ticket for one individual costs $450,000.
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TOPSHOT – A logo of a Virgin Galactic is seen outside the building during the company’s first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 28, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)
Will you buy one? Ever since the independent space agency finished its spaceflight system, the company wanted to send Earthlings outside the planet’s orbit.
Virgin Galactic’s first commercial flight successfully brought Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, into outer space.
Now, the space company wants to conduct more commercial spaceflights so that more non-astronaut people can reach Earth’s orbit.
Virgin Galactic Wants 1,000 Spaceflight Passengers
According to Engadget‘s latest report, Virgin Galactic is inviting 1,000 individuals to become its passengers this 2022.
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Virgin employees sit in the cabin of a prototype Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft at the Science Museum on February 14, 2007 in London, England. The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo is destined to be the first ever vehicle for space tourism. The SpaceShipTwo will carry six passengers and two pilots, offering a total flight time of 2 hours.
“We plan to have our first 1,000 customers on board at the start of commercial service later this year, providing an incredibly strong foundation as we begin regular operations and scale our fleet,” said Michael Colglazier, the current Virgin Galactic CEO.
If you have enough budget to purchase the $450,000 ticket, you need to remember that there’s still a $150,000 initial deposit.
To reserve your Virgin Galactic spaceflight ticket, you can visit this link. Just follow the provided instructions there, and you are good to go.
Virgin Galactic Ticket’s Inclusions
Business Wire reported that Virgin Galactic’s tickets could provide you with lots of benefits. If you make a reservation, the space agency will allow you access to the Future Astronaut membership community.
Once you are included in this community, you will experience spaceflight adventure even before the actual launches take place.
On the other hand, they can also experience some exciting events exclusive to Virgin Galactic passengers. These activities will allow them to prepare themselves before their actual spaceflights physically.
If you are interested, you can start making a reservation on Wednesday, Feb. 16.
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