Richard Branson recently became one of the first Space tourists in the modern era, even when In Blue Origin says Which, technically, did not fly into space. Now, Elon Musk also wants to fly Virgin Galactic.
Musk bought a ticket to fly on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo ship. The founder and CEO of SpaceX, a company that also has its own space tourism plans and whose rockets already carry astronauts into space aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft, will follow in the footsteps of Richard Branson into the future, as the Virgin CEO became one of his company’s first space tourists on Sunday. July 11
Richard Branson and Elon Musk met before Branson’s trip, as evidenced by the photo at the beginning of these lines, shared by the Virgin Galactic director. Both entrepreneurs have consistently expressed mutual support in their space ventures, unlike Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, in what appears to be strange and silly dispute Or the competition between billionaires in this private space race. Musk attended until Take off from Branson last Sunday.
Now, Musk has been revealed to be on the list of nearly 600 people waiting to fly to the edge of space aboard the Virgin Galactic spacecraft. Each ticket sold for around $250,000, and many celebrities are on this list, including Leonardo DiCaprio. For SpaceX, the astronaut’s first private commercial mission is expected to take place in September, hitting orbit, unlike the Virgin and Blue Origin flights. [[[[Wall Street magazine Across edge]