The company says the trip will last a total of ten minutes, four of which passengers will spend above the Karman line, that marks the recognised boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space.
Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed a deal with Axiom Space to transport the tourists along with a commander on one of its Crew Dragon capsules in the second half of 2021.
Some potential design solutions are being showcased at a new exhibit at London's Design Museum, called "Moving to Mars", which opens on October 18.
The white airplane called Roc, which has a wingspan the length of an American football field and is powered by six engines on a twin fuselage, took to the air and stayed aloft for more than two hours.
A 90-minute flight, which allows passengers to experience a few minutes of weightlessness and see the Earth’s curvature, costs $250,000.
Virgin Galactic aims to take paying customers on the six-passenger rocket, with company founder Richard Branson saying there will be more test flights and if all goes well he will take a ride before the public gets its chance.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first private passenger of Elon Musk's SpaceX which is scheduled for blastoff in 2023.
On reaching space in SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace plans to orbit its lunar lander around the moon and, in its second mission, land two rovers on the moon's surface.
Elon Musk's space transportation company announces fashion magnate, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first private passenger to fly on a monster rocket around the Moon as early as 2023.
The Jamaican sprint legend was back on the starting line but found it a challenge to stay on his feet in zero gravity conditions aboard an aeroplane.
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