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Virgin Galactic sends its first traveler to the edge of space
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Virgin Galactic sends its first traveler to the edge of space

Virgin Galactic sent its first test traveler into sub-space today. The organization's main astronaut instructor Beth Moses went with two pilots on a flight 55.85 miles over the Earth, only a couple of miles underneath the universally perceived space boundary, 62 miles. This will probably come as good news to the in excess of 600 individuals from 58 nations who have paid or put down deposits for suborbital flights with Virgin Galactic - a portion of those travelers have been lining for upwards of 14 years. Moses and the organization's pilots took off soon after 11am ET locally available the SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity. Moses, who will prepare future space tourists, was there to assess client experience and the cabin, Reuters reports. A short time later, she considered it an "indescribable r...