The tourism part in the conquest of space

2020 is the year of the dedication to Virgin Galactic? After fifteen years of efforts, the space company of british billionaire Sir Richard Branson plans to sen

The tourism part in the conquest of space

2020 is the year of the dedication to Virgin Galactic? After fifteen years of efforts, the space company of british billionaire Sir Richard Branson plans to send its first customers into space next year. It should launch in a few weeks, a service regular commercial space flights tourism from its spaceport Americas, built in New Mexico, in the south-west of the United States. A building to the look of the future, which was designed by the architectural firm, Foster & Partners. One hundred employees of Virgin Galactic has left the Mojave desert, HEADQUARTERS of the historical society in California, to move in this summer. The manufacturing of SpaceShipTwo, the ship designed to board six passengers and two pilots, as well as that of the White Knight Two, the plane carrying the vessel, will continue to be insured in California.

To accelerate, Virgin Galactic has decided to enter the Stock market. The transaction, announced at the beginning of July, ...

Updated Date: 20 August 2019, 00:00

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