Frequent flier miles are typically only good for a trip to, say, see a great aunt who lives across the country. But now Virgin Airlines is upping the ante and offering its most frequent flier a trip to space.
Branson said that his Galactic spaceship will be ready to take fare-paying customers into space by December 2013, according to CNN. He said that his two children will accompany him on the SpaceShipTwo’s first voyage, a two-hour trip in sub-orbital space.
“The initial flights will be sub-orbital, which will give people a taste of space,” he said, according to CNN. “From there we’ll go into orbital flights and maybe one day hotels in space.”
But Virgin Galactic is ready to offer its most frequent flier on the trip beyond Earth’s atmosphere.
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