Virgin Galactic founder: Space flights could begin in about 6 months

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Billionaire Richard Branson is once again saying space travel from New Mexico may only be months away.

He founded Virgin Galactic, the Spaceport’s anchor tenant. Branson has been selling seats for tourist flights to space for about $250,000 a ticket.

The Business Insider reports Branson told an audience at a business forum last week, the company will send people to space in about six months.

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