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Already almost 8000 tourists want to fly into space

Space tourism company Virgin Galaxy, which plans to send its first customers into space by summer this year, has registered more than 2 times more bookings since the end of September and its list of wishers now includes 7957 people, reported France Press.
The company suspended ticket sales after its first experimental flight into space in December 2018.

But after registering 603 bookings worth up to $250,000 for a ticket from 60 countries, Virgin Galaxy continued to receive many requests from those willing to travel in space, BTA reports.

The company plans today to offer for sale a new series of space flight seats, with each astronaut applicant having to pay an advance of $1000.

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