Virgin Galactic launches flight to edge of atmosphere ahead of plans to take tourists next year

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Virgin Galactic launches flight to edge of atmosphere ahead of plans to take tourists next year” – below is their description.

    Virgin Galactic on Saturday made its first rocket-powered flight from New Mexico to the fringes of space in a manned shuttle, as the company moves toward offering tourist flights to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere.

    The company announced the firing of VSS Unity’s rocket motor to hurtle the ship and two pilots toward space.

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