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Future Astronauts via Virgin Galactic?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by clmason, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. clmason

    clmason Member

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    Just curious of any forum members are lined up to fly on Virgin Galactic?
    Better yet, anyone paying for their flight with earning from TSLA?
     
  2. Mario Kadastik

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    A friend of mine has a ticket. First Estonian to space :) has pics of him with wife and Branson at a vip event for ticket holders etc ;)
     
  3. VolkerP

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    Not to make your friend feel bad, but I would consider myself more as a passenger than an astronaut on a trip with Virgin Galactic's spaceship. :wink:
     
  4. Mario Kadastik

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    That's why it's him and not me ;) I don't consider it a true space flight because you're only going to cross the 100km region for a short time and it's more like a checkmark that you got there... For me the proper space tourism will be a few full rotations around the earth at the minimum so that I can stare out of the viewport and see the blue marble pass by. Until that happens I'm not going ;) Then again, I'll need some serious cash as well to get to such a holiday...
     

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