- by C.C.
Space tourism will be closer than you think
You may have read about Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight this month, where they soared to an altitude of 51.4 miles over the Mojave Desert. We don’t know if you’ll be able to buy a ticket to space next year, but we definitely are closer than ever. Virgin Galactic founder and billionaire Richard Branson says that he personally plans to be in space “in the middle of next year.” So start saving your pennies now!