Now the dream of traveling in space is about to become a reality. That is, now people will be able to roam in space and enjoy the scenery there because Virgin Galactic, the spaceship company of billionaire Richard Branson, has got approval for takeoff.

Spacecraft company Virgin Galactic said on Friday that it has received commercial license from the US Aviation Safety Regulator (FAA) to take people into space. With this, Virgin Galactic has become the first company to get permission from the FAA to bring customers to space, winning over Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX.

After this decision, the competition in the new and expensive space tourism sector will increase. 

Notably, Virgin Galactic still plans three additional test flights, one of which is expected to include Branson himself.

Virgin Galactic is targeting early 2022 to begin commercial service. The company has sold some 600 tickets priced at between $200,000 to $250,000.

Earlier this month, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced plans to fly into space in July with his company, Blue Origin. A mystery bidder spent $28 million to join Bezos and his brother in the July 20 launch.

Space Tourism - 3 Big Companies

After this green signal, a new sector of space tourism will be developed. The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval for Branson comes at a time when the world's richest billionaire and Amazon owner Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin and Tesla boss Elon Musk's SpaceX are also in the race for space. Making a claim. The three companies active in space tourism were considered to be a tough competitor of each other, but in the meantime Virgin Galactic won.

Virgin Galactic's approach is different from SpaceX and Blue Origin as rockets of later companies launch vertically from the ground and Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo aircraft launches horizontally from the air.

Virgin Galactic has a sizeable waiting list of individuals hoping to travel to space, many of whom have paid in advance.

The Ticket Price

Virgin Galactic completed its first manned space flight from its new home port in New Mexico in May last month. The 6-passenger SpaceShipTwo Craft with its two pilots landed safely on the runway. At the same time, the company has said that it has more than 600 reservations for 90-minute flights. Which costs $250,000 per ticket. On the other hand, if we talk in Indian rupees, then the price will be around (Rs 1,85,55,425 or Rs. 1.85 crores)

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