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Space Travel for Non-Astronauts

The majority of space travel is reserved for professionals, but those days may be ending soon. Host Tom Fudge talks to a Virgin Galactic "Accredited Space Agent" about the affordability of space trav

Space Travel for Non-Astronauts

Tom Fudge: Scott Borden wants to put you in a space ship. He's a former travel agent who is now working as a space agent for Virgin Galactic. That's a company that will soon be offering trips into space for regular people. Of course the price of this trip will be a bit irregular. A ticket on this flight will cost about $200,000.

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Guest

  • Scott Borden, "accredited space agent" for Virgin Galactic.

End Music:   Rocket Man by Elton John, from the album Honky Chateau (1972)