Wednesday, January 23, 2008
NYT : Entrepreneur Unveils New Tourist Spacecraft
How about going into space as a tourist? Virgin Galactic has been working diligently to develop the space ship that can travel into space for a short time then return to Earth. The ship would contain the aerodynamic drag that allows the craft for a glider landing back on Earth. They have been experimenting with X-1 through X-15 for decades and they have improved that there is an alternate way to travel into space and return to Earth. The craft will become public in 2009 or 2010. For further reading, click on the link below.
Entrepreneur Unveils New Tourist Spacecraft