The VIRGIN GALATIC’s owner is the most happy men in the world for these days. Richard Branson signed a deal with the US aviation authorities and his commercial space flights are free for take-off. The destiny? Space.
The terms set out the flights’ frequence from the Spaceport America base, in New Mexico. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be responsible for that coordination, including Richard Branson’s jets into the normal air traffic control system.
The new kind of luxury travelling will start late this year. There are already 600 people who have bought their ticket by nothing less than $250,000. It seems SpaceShipTwo will be full of new adventurous customers.
In the other hand, Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, unveiled its brand new spacecraft. Thee Dragon V2 was shown in California, just some hours after Branson smash his rival with the space travelling of his company.