Virgin Galactic Reaches Edge of Space
Virgin Galactic Reaches Edge of Space The SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket hit a new height of 82.7km.
It took off from the Mojave Desert in California.
This marked the ship's fourth test flight.
The company said the ship's motor burned for 60 seconds, Virgin Galactic is charging $250,000 for a 90-minute flight.
The rocket company claims more than 600 people have bought tickets Sir Richard Branson is in a race with both Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to send the first paying passengers into space.
Branson found the commercial spaceflight company in 2004.