British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will give away two tickets for a commercial flight into space, scheduled for early 2022. This is reported Online Omaze fundraising platforms.
“The winner will receive two seats, one for the winner and one for the guest chosen by the winner,” the statement said. Applications for participation in the drawing will be accepted until September 1. The winner will be announced on September 29th.
Participation in the drawing is free of charge, however, if the participant wants to increase his chances of winning, he will have to pay a fee. So that the participant was marked two thousand times in the list of applicants, he will have to deposit $ 100. According to the rules, the name of the participant of the drawing can be entered in the lists up to six thousand times.
The collected funds will be donated to Space For Humanity, a non-profit organization dedicated to “expanding access to space.”
In March, Virgin Galactic announced the development of the new VSS Imagine spaceplane. According to the video posted on YouTube, its distinctive feature is the mirror coating of the entire skin, which is an additional factor of thermal protection. The company announced plans to start testing VSS Imagine this summer.