Virgin Galactic announced the sale of tickets for suborbital flights

The American space company Virgin Galactic will start selling tickets for suborbital flights from February 16. informed her press office.

Before the flight, space tourists will be trained and will live in special housing for astronauts. They will launch from Spaceport America in New Mexico. In an hour and a half, the pilots of the ship will launch and accelerate to Mach 3. Travelers will be able to look at the Earth from 17 windows.

Booking a flight will cost tourists $450,000. At the same time, they will need to make a deposit of $150,000.

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Against the backdrop of the announcement, the company’s shares rose by 15.5% during premarket trading and reached a maximum of $9.4 per share, should from the data of the New York Stock Exchange at 15:07 Moscow time. By 01:44 Moscow time on February 16, the share price reached $10.74.


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