Virgin Galactic’s First Space Tourism Flight – Everything You Need To Know

The age of space tourism is set to reach a new dawn tomorrow, with Virgin Galactic planning to launch its first fully crewed test flight. A six-person crew will be onboard the rocket-powered VSS Unity for the momentous occasion, including Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson. With the countdown edging ever closer to the big moment, let’s take a look at everything you need to know ahead of this new dawn in space tourism.


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If this goes right - the course of history will change forever. :rocket:

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Yeah I’ll pass with space travel haha

Despite a weather-induced delay, Virgin Galactic has successfully launched its Unity 22 mission from Spaceport America in New Mexico. This flight differs from the VSS Unity’s previous missions as it is the first to be fully crewed, with mission specialists onboard as well as pilots. Among its six-person crew is Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson.


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We’ve taught it to fly too.

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