"... British billionaire Sir Richard Branson is banking on a lot of pent-up demand. "Of all the businesses I've started, this is by far and away the most exciting."
His new company, Virgin Galactic, is already taking reservations for suborbital flights from the paying public.
For $200,000, you're promised a three-hour flight, with several minutes of weightlessness. And you can float around the cabin if you want to...." (from Space Tourism Isn't Necessarily Out of the Question)
... High flying, adored
What happens now, where do you go from here?
For someone on top of the world
The view is not exactly clear
A shame you did it all at twenty-six
There are no mysteries now
Nothing can thrill you, no one fulfill you
High flying, adored
I hope you come to terms with boredom
So famous so easily, so soon
It's not the wisest thing to be...
(from Evita, "High Flying, Adored")
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