Sunday, July 11, The Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity rocket aircraft took off to space with a very special passenger on board. During the flight, the ship reached an altitude of 88 kilometers, hitting the zone where Earth’s atmosphere and outer space exist in a balance, allowing the visitors to experience zero gravity and an amazing view of our planet from way up high. The entire flight was broadcast on YouTube, so anyone could watch it freely.

After reaching the maximum altitude, the rocket plane’s engine turned off, and the passengers were free to float in zero-G while admiring the slight curvature of the planet Earth through the windows. Sadly, a few minutes of fun is all you get, but the clients of Virgin Galactic are lined up and ready to pay, as a couple of weeks ago, the company received official permission for commercial flights.

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