Attention earthlings: more spaceports coming soon
Whitehorn said he envisaged the price of the ticket decreasing once the concept became more popular and more spacecraft had been built.
â€œIn five years we will get the price halved [to $100,000],â€ he said. â€œIf you look at it, when you get into more of a mass market, itâ€™s actually very easy to expand things from there. By this time we will have done a lot of flights.â€
â€œItâ€™s not going to be as safe as travelling on a Boeing 747 because itâ€™s space travel, but itâ€™s so much safer than anything done in space before,â€ he said. â€œI would expect it to be on par with travelling in a light aircraft, which is pretty safe.â€
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