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Virgin Galactic may (finally) make space tourism reality

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CNN's Rachel Crane gets an exclusive look inside Virgin Galactic as the team attempts to become the first private company to send an astronaut to space.
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TidusCloudRulez (13 days ago)
I WANNA GO TOO SPACE TOO. A Orbital Habitat & A Moon habitat & Mars & Titan If i had the money I'd put in reservations right now.
Nadine (26 days ago)
hello everyone, i will come back and report to this comment if i ever go to space... if i come back, i will be able to confirm that everything is possible
Cyber Doomgirl (1 month ago)
It is easier to go to space than keeping climate change less aggravating?
vinc dagd (2 months ago)
You’re mind’s a virgin! Are you whoever the fuck Wynn is and why we needed a second one! Throw a pillow at you! Ride the very first space trip Bucko!
Speedy O (2 months ago)
No one do it leave it it's not worth it unless you have the $200'000 losing around leave it because it is pointless
Peter Zak (4 months ago)
what is this I am hearing about weightlessness in altitude of 55miles? how come in that speed?
Ava Yu (4 months ago)
Awesome stuff.
Johan Swan (4 months ago)
FISH-EYE LENS - No real curvature - even when landing again in other videos, the land through the front window of the plane is curved by the fish-eye lens.
Rj Raze (5 months ago)
*Mark Sargent (Flat earther) should be first on the list*
ভাইসাব Bros (5 months ago)
customer will regret sooner than they thought
Neptunes _hunter (5 months ago)
Hope FE set up a donation center for vacation trip
MARK GRISSOM (5 months ago)
Was enjoying this until the climate change hoax reared its head again.
Crypto Colax (5 months ago)
I hope I will have the opportunity to go to space once in my life.
Gregory Thoman (5 months ago)
I am no longer impressed by VG. They do not have the equipment to expand in to other levels of space flight. This machine is not capable of orbital flight.
guitarsurfer2010 (5 months ago)
Man, a billion dollars and he needs haircut. Nobody wants to look at long grey old man hair
Lorenzo March (5 months ago)
Before Christmas 🤔
Shamar Thompson (5 months ago)
You need bill gates money as that type of tourist.
Mike Smith (5 months ago)
Arse-hole environmental vandal in the name of money.
T Brown Records (5 months ago)
Cool video for 2019
michael marzan (5 months ago)
How much too be a tourist?
sladdy patty (5 months ago)
Yeah space is cool or whatever, but what the fuck am I gonna do on a space station for a week
Île-de- France (5 months ago)
*Donald Trump hates Richard Branson.* He's made it public and has talked on Howard Stern's show about his disgust with Branson. At first I wondered why Trump would take a shot at Branson. But then I started reading about both, individually. Looking into their accomplishments and background. I found this... *Donald Trump is not a true entrepreneur nor is he a self made success story.* He inherited everything from his father. Used his fathers millions and with the right real estate moves became a billionaire in the 80's. Now with the reality bug up his butt he now pimps his name as a brand, the Trump brand. *Trump allegedly lied about his wealth to get on the Forbes 400 List in the 1980s.* Now... *Richard Branson is a true entrepreneur.* A self made billionaire. Started off his Virgin company as a mail-order record retailer, 37 years ago. Now his Virgin companies have expanded and revenues exceed $20 billion. And get this he is a High School drop out. No other education. The Virgin brand continues to grow and Branson's arm reaches all over the world. So... Now do you understand why Donald Trump hates Richard Branson? It's simple...he's jealous of Branson. Branson is the true self made story while Trump is the silver spooned brat who was handed millions on his lap. Branson is world wide, while Trump is confined to the United States. *Branson is worth $4.4 billion and is on the Forbes list of billionaires.* *Richard Branson being presented the Space Achievement Award on behalf of us and The Spaceship Co for building and flying SpaceShip Two to space twice in a 10 week period.* >>>>>>>>>>>>> Richard Branson has revealed details of his long-running feud with Donald Trump, *publishing a scathing letter he received from Trump in 2004.* *Trump wrote to the Virgin brand founder after he launched a short-lived programme, The Rebel Billionaire:* Branson’s Quest for the Best, with a similar format to The Apprentice. “At least your dismal ratings can now allow you to concentrate on your airline which, I am sure, needs every ounce of your energy,” *Trump wrote.* *“It is obviously a terrible business and I can’t imagine, with fuel prices etc, that you can be doing any better in it than anyone else.* “Like television, *you should try to get out the airline business too, as soon as possible!* Actually, I wonder out loud how you can be anywhere close to a billionaire and be in that business. So, *Why Donald Trump wants the Space Force???*
Douglas Scroggs (6 months ago)
i almost was in. then i saw cnn in the corner of the screen. fake news
Turgut (6 months ago)
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sugajoans 420 (7 months ago)
They made a jet go to space but they can't go to the moon who sees bullshit 🤔🤮😇
Wiro Oriw (7 months ago)
Then flatearthers will say earth is like a donut
TheSweetestJerk (7 months ago)
Watchu meeeeeeen "regular people"!!!??
The One (7 months ago)
People will die and this will end.
Zenactivite (7 months ago)
Yeahhhh rich people will be able to burn co2 like crazy go to space and spite on us from space Yeahhh and we cleanup the mess such a just world.
RobertsDigital (7 months ago)
This looks like a scam. The aircraft doesn't get to space ....I'd prefer to take Elon Musk's space rocket to the moon and back on holidays instead
RUCookoo Jackson (7 months ago)
Can they take Hillary too ?
Chris Morgan (7 months ago)
Anybody in UK know Sir Richard adds premium price to Virgin Services, I doubt the space flights will drop in price, it be a experience for the 1% and only the 1%
logioso (8 months ago)
I hope l can get some last minute cheap tickets deal for this :)
Nuraiya Diya (9 months ago)
Regular people? Your middle-aged neighbours ain’t getting millions of dollars to go to space anytime soon...
Daren S (9 months ago)
Why is it every time a big Corporation like NASA and others go into so called space. We see earth differently every time! Some the earth is spinning. Some times its stopped. Some times it slows down and then speeds up. Then theres the color! Colors are change, are different every time. If they all hafto be doing 27000 mph to stay in orbit. You would think nothing would change. Why is that? Maybe it's something to do with the gopro they us? Did not no gopros are made for outer space and the water proof case don't implode is beyond me!
margus kiis (9 months ago)
SpaceShipOne did it already 2004, hit altitude 100 km. So?
shlubydub (9 months ago)
Everybody says that anyone can see the curvature of the earth for themselves from a commercial plane flying @ 35,000 ft.  Why does the horizon look flat @0:17; if the craft is 50+ miles up!?
shlubydub (9 months ago)
when they see how flat the horizon really is; it blows their minds....more people need to comprehend what that really means...It's also interesting that much of the world is now rising up against Globalism...POTUS outright rejected Globalism...the global projection of earth is failing thanks to #GlobeDeniers!
Javier Solis (5 months ago)
Buy your ticket and see for yourself !!
Crappy animations (9 months ago)
Ron Davin Divina (9 months ago)
Not Virgin anymore
Ron Davin Divina (9 months ago)
Not Virgin anymore
David (9 months ago)
Maybe the flat-earthers will see that the world is actually round .
Kimmy Kat (9 months ago)
this is a recurring thing every.3-4 years. what's up with that!
Kirti Chabra (9 months ago)
What's the use as only the rich could afford it😔😔😔
Fred Cink (9 months ago)
Only the rich could afford eyeglasses when they were first invented... only the rich could afford running water when it was first developed... only the rich could afford air conditioning when it was first invented... only the rich could afford air travel when it was first offered... only the rich could afford cruise ship vacations when they were first offered... only the rich could afford automobiles when they were first invented... only the rich could afford TVs when they were first invented... only the rich could afford computers when they were first invented... you IDIOT.
Dwaipayan Datta Roy (9 months ago)
ThePKXguy (9 months ago)
Someone need to send B.o.b
Eat that pussy 445 (9 months ago)
Rip flat eartherez
Fred Cink (9 months ago)
Those shamefully uneducated, abysmally ignorant, LAUGHABLY STUPID and hopelessly delusional morons would still believe their demented delusions if you hauled their mentally defective asses to orbit or even the moon.
Nadim Farag (9 months ago)
I am dying at the astronaut voice 😂
lang1031 (9 months ago)
Hope it happens if anything just to shut up the stupid flat earth believers.
Fred Cink (9 months ago)
Those shamefully uneducated, abysmally ignorant, LAUGHABLY STUPID and hopelessly delusional morons would still believe their demented delusions if you hauled their mentally defective asses to orbit or even the moon.
Jonathan Hankins (9 months ago)
Who even cares at this point? They are still working on the same POS spacecraft they had 12 years ago. They should just donate their assets to SpaceX or Blue Origin.
Tech Giveaway (9 months ago)
When I'm in water it's becomes space for me.
Jeffrey Williams (9 months ago)
Selfies from space & Space Vloggers, even more useless content coming your way soon.
Nixon Nopticus (9 months ago)
At least they have a Virgin
Pan Wrebski (9 months ago)
Still suborbital, not even the low earth orbit. Same news as six years ago. No, thank you.
Christoffer er meg (9 months ago)
Fake. The earth is flat. 😂
Saturn's Block (9 months ago)
This makes me so Fu**ing depressed.. I have wanted to be one of the 500+ people to go to space... But Virgin Galactic broke my dream F**K
Drew D'Alesandro (9 months ago)
All the Flatties having panic attacks watching the video!
shon evans (9 months ago)
This space stuff is taking way to long . Can't afford it anyway im waiting for the economy seats I'll be freaking old and grey by then . Maybe if i offer to wash it down after flight I can cut a deal 🤔
DRAMA L!VE (9 months ago)
Elon Musk needs to team up with Charles at virgin and bring virgin space together with SpaceX. They can call it,........ VIRGIN SPACE SEX
Swag Android (9 months ago)
Flat earthers are quiet...
Ho SC (9 months ago)
They are one of first clients because they need to prove to us that Earth is flat.
Nhlonipho Ngcobo (9 months ago)
When you have too much "X" you don't know what to do with it. ?
Totally Me (9 months ago)
BTEC Space Travel
Display Name (9 months ago)
The first private company to blow up an astronaut to smithereens in space.
Adam D (9 months ago)
Something people don’t get is that’s not space, it’s just the upper atmosphere. SpaceX will likely be the first to do real space tourism around the moon
Fred Cink (9 months ago)
Seven different tourists from all over the earth have already visited the Space Station... one guy even went TWICE.
row hew (9 months ago)
What scares me is the fact that people think they can ditch the planet and all the problems on it as heavyily implied by one of the people interveiwed he says, "all our problems as a species are on earth" I think is an awful mindset to have.
Jusu19 (9 months ago)
Flatearther tards now go and buy 1 ticket
The Okvideos (9 months ago)
Rip flat earthers
Raging Ryan (9 months ago)
This goes out to all flat earthers! Buy one of these tickets!!!!!!
william D Ayers (9 months ago)
Im sure it cost s pretty penny
Spino2Earth (9 months ago)
krisTbolt (9 months ago)
time to teach those "flat earthers" a lesson
Jeff Boomhauer (1 month ago)
@Elizabeth Winsor Not much to say have you?
Alex Rood (3 months ago)
@Elizabeth Winsor You stilk think that the earth is flat...
Johan Swan (4 months ago)
@alberto sobieski Wake up you sleepy sheep !
Johan Swan (4 months ago)
@alberto sobieski I am freed from deception Mate. You still need to receive that freedom. You are enslaved by what the masses are following. You need to wake up from that dreams fast ! It’s Easier to Fool People Than to Convince Them That They Have Been Fooled.
guyxangel68 (9 months ago)
When you get behind the wheel of the “vehicle” smh it’s a aircraft!!
Aniket Khairnar (9 months ago)
I hv seen that lady on pornhub..😵
Jason Chow (9 months ago)
virgin galactic logo is an all seeing eye. illuminati confirmed
Joe Matthews (9 months ago)
First flight by Christmas? Really?? I bet my left nut that won't happen.
Lewis C (9 months ago)
@David https://youtu.be/h8T9mVkGh3s
David (9 months ago)
He means before Christmas as in the coming years. Prolly like 2038
R Coyote (9 months ago)
@Joe Matthews I would not get on that thing even waging you nuts!😂
Joe Matthews (9 months ago)
@R Coyote has there being a proper flight?
R Coyote (9 months ago)
I think you lost a nut! Care to wage the next one?
Joe Matthews (9 months ago)
It's a shame that the tiny windows ruin the view.
imp3r1alx (9 months ago)
NICE~ maybe there will be some space on the top seat".... just so you know, our aircraft got so high-tech and safe these days cause of ............. on past flights~
NEWBEATS MUSIC. (9 months ago)
250 thousand for 9 minutes in space......
margus kiis (9 months ago)
not even in space
311kratos (9 months ago)
If i was rich enough I'll gladly pay that price.
Maggotis Sepputist (9 months ago)
Orca (9 months ago)
It's like gintama series.
Christopher's old Electricals (9 months ago)
9 days and still no tourist??
sean and ryan channel (9 months ago)
I thought it crashed
Nicholas Ho (9 months ago)
Why not he just invest his money into SpaceX?
JaKKeL (9 months ago)
I'll stick with my oculus rift for now 🖐
Australian SkyWatch (9 months ago)
NASA are useless, once they've accomplish something why bother doing it again right?
Minoan Light (9 months ago)
Flat Earthers, book your flights! And do not make an excuse that it’s too expensive, I have seen several celebrities and rich individuals who are flat earthers. So, go on... see how ridiculous you have been all along.
Martina Thompson (6 months ago)
haha the windows are curved.
ThePKXguy (9 months ago)
Minoan Light nice dude
TIlak Sevak (9 months ago)
Well well well, the idea was given by the one and only ELON MASK!!!
jackpotsearlytapes (9 months ago)
Overated highly expensive high altitude flights. Since 2004...😂
MarkEz DEZ (9 months ago)
What’s my phone plan doing up in space?
Carl G (9 months ago)
Cough, cough, bullshit, cough.
K o m o r e b i (9 months ago)
Break the virginity!
Prince Omares (9 months ago)
So much money so brandson doesn’t know what to do with it so he did this lol
Matisse Vlogs (9 months ago)
Oh no. The virgins are teaming up
RedemptionSoS (9 months ago)
cool we need a other hindenburg or titanic disaster to weed out the obscenely rich
froilan anthony (9 months ago)
Virgin galactic Spacex Blue Origin
Mysterious Gaming (9 months ago)
This is new
dsgregg (9 months ago)
Regular people? I think she meant to say regular millionaires.
dsgregg (7 months ago)
@The Player Formerly Known as Mousecop You keep that up you'll hurt my feelings.
The Player Formerly Known as Mousecop (7 months ago)
Its like you didn't watch the video. Moron.
Bullet-Catcher (9 months ago)
We go into space, because we do not want to sort out Earths problems
Bullet-Catcher (9 months ago)
Regular people in space - Hmm - don't think so.
BC Bob (9 months ago)
I wanna join the Space Force!👽