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Virgin Galactic's space tourism! First test flight of tourist plane today

Business Today | 12/12/2020 06:21 PM | Click to read full article

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is set to carry out a groundbreaking test flight of its space tourist plane on Saturday. The rocket-powered tourist plane will be the first crewed flight of its reusable Unity vehicle to take off from the purpose-built commercial spaceport in New Mexico, US.

More than 600 paying customers have already booked a ride on the plane. The list includes customers like Leonardo DiCaprio and Justin Beiber.