Later today, Virgin Galactic will try it , and also five other individuals, at the edge of the space. You can see the entire Unity 22 mission taking place here, the company , as well as , and . The company has not even released a timetable for Sunday’s flight. But if Virgin Galactic adheres to its usual flight plan, the entire mission should take about 90 minutes. However, the official live stream is currently scheduled to begin at 9AM ET.
Unit 22 will be Virgin Galactic’s fourth equipped flight. Out of beating Jeff Bezos in space, the stated goal of the mission is to assess SpaceShipTwo’s cabin environment, the comfort of the seats and the overall experience it will offer customers. If the flight is a success, the company plans to complete two additional test flights before starting paid flights next year.
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