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For only $200K you can fly in space

Space tourism got a step closer on Sunday when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo safely
Space+Tourism.jpglanded in the Mojave desert after completing its “first piloted free flight.”

The company owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson has set a goal of launching its privately-owned spacecraft into space next year with six paying passengers and two pilots.

Talk about an economic stimulus, 340 customers have reserved seats. Tickets cost $200,000.

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