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Virgin Spaceship, Mojave desert, California

Millionaires will soon be able to travel into space. The NASA relies on private contractors to achieve that goal. The company Virgin Galactic, based in New Mexico, has become the first commercial space company in 2009 thanks to its Space Ship One flights. Nowadays, the company is trying to cut the prices: so far, for just 200 000 dollars, you will fly 4 minutes at roughly 100 kilometres above the Earth, as soon as 2013. 430 persons have already subscribed. The competition is harsh to be the first to send tourists into space. Some commercials think farther: countless possibilities would open, in fields such as tourism or science…

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