Company Blue Origin announced new data regarding tourist space flight in his ship New Shepard.
To space and back in 40 minutes
According to representatives of the company, raising the Shuttle to a suborbital height of 100 kilometers and a descent back to Earth will take up to 42 minutes. The very same flight in space will be 11 minutes, but a state of weightlessness will be available to tourists in just 4 minutes. One flight of the New Shepard is able to pick up 6 people who will sit in a circle and move around the rocket using special rails. In a capsule, not a toilet, and representatives of Blue Origin recommended before the flight to rid the body of excess water, to less sick when you start.
Price space fun
The cost of a forty-minute flight will be 200-250 thousand dollars. The exact amount will be known closer to the start of the first flight, scheduled for 2018. Before the flight, tourists will have to undergo two days of training.
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