John B. Carnett
Richard Branson´s company will fly tourists aboard the air-launched, nine-seat SpaceShipTwo
, being developed by Burt Rutan´s Scaled Composites [SpaceShipOne
is shown at left]. It will use a hybrid solid/liquid-fueled rocket engine.
The Experience:Suborbital flight. Passengers will leave their seats during up to five minutes of weightlessness