First manned commercial flight to space

Jun 22, 2004 02:59 · 61 words · 1 minute read

This is certainly a big deal. With a number of teams racing to win the X-Prize by launching passengers into space, Scaled Composites has successfully sent a man into space. The craft used cost just $20 million. With a price tag like that, it’s not unreasonable to think that at some point not too-far-off commercial space travel will be a reality.