Virgin Galactic launches its first space tourist flight | full video

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic launched its first space tourist flight Thursday, with its VSS Unity rocketplane carrying an 80-year-old former British Olympian and a mother and daughter from Antigua and Barbuda. The flight was Virgin’s second commercial mission, following a June 29 flight chartered by the Italian government, but it’s the company’s first with “private astronauts.”

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  1. What type of Logitech controller does it use?

  2. You better laugh women, you know this stuff is FAKE.

  3. Yeah right make sure you make a left or right turn once out of sight of the cameras.πŸ˜‚

  4. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

  5. Incredible!! I cried my eyes out πŸ˜‚ Where can I enter a contest to win ? ❀

  6. An Awful waist of energy only available for the ultra-rich. Should not be allowed in this era of climate change

  7. Technically it's not space travel and the pilots and passengers aren't astronauts or spacemen.
    It's just a rocket powered plane that doesn't even completely leave our atmosphere ergo.. no heat shielding required.
    Calling these trips space travel is disingenuous and borders on misinformation.😒

  8. Just because ya bought a ticket!!! You're not astronauts!!

  9. Yes, incredible, unbelievable.

  10. I love this so much! Happy to see a variety of age groups representing people of our Earth. VERY happy to see the youngest members here. So much potential and wisdom here! I long for the day when we are all representing the same community. We are people of this beautiful planet. Our first community. 🌎

  11. This brings me so much joy as a fellow Antiguan and Engineering Student πŸ‡¦πŸ‡¬πŸ‡¦πŸ‡¬πŸ‡¦πŸ‡¬ I am so proud! ❀

  12. When did educated people start pronouncing the word "vehicle" as though they're back woods hillbillies? I so miss Walter Cronkite.

  13. Thank god it didn’t explode or BLM and Co. Would have been on it like George Floyd in a house invasion…. Fierce.

  14. Apparently taking civilians to the titanic is too difficult, now we are gonna try space flight instead.

  15. Π¦ΡƒΠ΄ΠΎΡžΠ½Π° ΠΏΠ°Π±Π°Ρ‡Ρ‹Ρ†ΡŒ гэты ΠΏΠ°Π»Ρ‘Ρ‚. Дзякуй!

  16. Wonderful. And two girls from Barbados spreading the word how precious our planet is β€οΈπŸ™β€οΈ

  17. Cool, another thingy that proves rich people need to pay their fair share of taxes. Or, another thing that will squish them….πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

  18. They had the privelage of becoming astronauts whilst the world burned from their carbon footprints.

  19. Wonder if tax payers pay for the gas to get up there

  20. Kinda cool but there are so many issues than flying over earth just saying.

  21. What's up with the UAP/UFO at 25:15? Blink and you'll miss it, but its there. I highly doubt parts are flying off the craft as its coming in.

  22. Did they pay the money to go up??
    What is it. Β£300000


  24. Now take the flat earthers up and press the eject button

  25. Is the front landing gear just a skid ( of metal? ) No wheel?

  26. OMG 21:31 the earth is a globe after all.
    Take a straight edge on that shot, flat earthers, & don't give me the usual "it's the camera lens" BS.
    Just accept you were duped and live.

  27. These are SPACE TOURISTS!!! They’re NOT β€œastronauts”. Let’s get the terminology correct.

  28. 𝐀π₯π₯ π’π­πšπ« π“π«πžπ§ππ¬ says:

    CGI looks so real

  29. The β€œVEE-hickle”??? Seriously 😳!?

  30. I would DEFINITELY have chosen to go up in this craft, than to go down in the Titan!

  31. Idiots using ACME Rockets meanwhile our government has been laughing stuffing their pockets and flying circles in actual anti gravity space craft for decadesπŸ’―πŸ˜”πŸ—½

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