Report: Virgin Galactic to Order More Spaceships

Virgin Galactic plans to order five more spaceships and aims to turn a profit in five years from its commercial launch in 2010, an official told Reuters Thursday. Virgin, billionaire Richard Branson's space travel venture, is angling to be the first to take paying passengers into space on a regular basis and will invest $250 million in the program. Virgin Galactic is one of several high-profile contenders in the new commercial space race. (JP)

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