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Virgin Galactic: Double the demand for space travel

Image copyright Getty Images Virgin Galactic said it will release more tickets for flights into space as demand doubles. The company launched its One Small Step qualification programme on Wednesday which requires a $1,000 (£769) deposit. Sir Richard Branson’s space firm said it had already received almost 8,000 registrations of interest for future flights.The news…

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Virgin Galactic said it will release more tickets for flights into space as demand doubles. The company launched its One Small Step qualification programme on Wednesday which requires a $1,000 (£769) deposit. Sir Richard Branson’s space firm said it had already received almost 8,000 registrations of interest for future flights.The news comes as Virgin Galactic’s latest company results show a net loss of $73m for the last quarter.The California-based space venture said customers who place a deposit will reserve a spot for when more seats become available.Virgin Galactic said prices and timing for its next flight are not available yet. Tickets for
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