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Space tourism may happen earlier than expected

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The leading two companies among all in the pursuit of space tourism say they are just months away from their first passenger flights, though neither has set any particular date.
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, are racing to be the first to finish their tests - with both companies using radically different technology.
Neither Virgin nor Blue Origin's passengers will find themselves orbiting the Earth: instead, their weightless experience will last just minutes. It's an offering far different from the first space tourists, who paid tens of millions of dollars...
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