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China to Open Suborbital Space Travel to Public in 2025 – GT

Tickets will likely cost between $286,400 and $429,000, allowing customers to take in views from around the edge of the earth’s atmosphere, Global Times said.


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A Long March rocket carrying many satellites took off from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre in northwest China. File photo: Xinhua.

 

China is expected to open suborbital space travel to the public in 2025, a senior Chinese rocket scientist said, Global Times reported.

Tickets will likely cost between $286,400 and $429,000, said the report, allowing customers to take in views from the edge of the earth’s atmosphere before returning back down.

 

Read the full report: Global Times

 

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Alfie Habershon

Alfie is a Reporter at Asia Financial. He previously lived in Mumbai reporting on India's economy and healthcare for data journalism initiative IndiaSpend, as well as having worked for London based Tortoise Media.

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