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Virgin Spaceship Two UnveiledSir Richard likes to call his space adventures the beginning of a 'Space Airline'. One wonders about it's true potential. Boost to high altitudes with almost negligible speed relative to the Earth below is one thing. But it is not "space TRAVEL". Will this project be forever restricted to zero speed at start of descent? Are the working at all on the problems of orbital re-entry? I think this linked story is telling in that the author says to took a few moments to… (www.space.com) More...
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Private space venture is the greatest advance in aviation in recent memory.
Hey, I'm just glad someone in the United States is trying to get into space! :-)
That is called inherent risk.
Wait... if it's unveiled is it still a virgin?
This is the greatest current AND misleading put on -and costing 1/4 million bucks for a few minutes of weightlessness- for this contraption IS NOT GOING TO REACH SPACE AT ALL 100 km up is nothing. Space is flying to the Moon and beyond. Go suckers pull your wallets for uncle Richard needs the dough.
For the life of me I cannot figure out why you're so down on this Chalet. Just what IS your problem with private enterprise doing this? Why are you objecting to a private company spending their own money to make the attempt? Exactly how does this hurt you that you object so strongly to it?
Baby steps before one giant leap.