Virgin Galactic spaceplane reaches space with first passenger on board

Virgin Galactic’s spaceplane, the VSS Unity, is designed to take passengers to the edge of space where they can experience a few minutes of weightlessness. This week, the company demonstrated that it was able to repeat that history-making flight path, with another test out of Mojave, California. This was the first time that VSS Unity carried three people, instead of just the two pilots, to space. We're one step closer to commercial space tourism.


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