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Virgin Galactic Signs NASA Deal to Take Private Citizens to the ISS

For now, it will merely act as an ISS travel agency for NASA.

Virgin Galactic Will Let People Hop to the Front of the Line for Tickets

It could use the money to fund its space tourism plans.

Virgin Galactic Is Going Public to Fund Its Expensive Tourist Spaceflights

It'll keep the company running until commercial launches begin.

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