October 2, 2011
A Formula One motor racing tycoon has teamed up with an airline to develop a spaceship that could mean every city on the planet is just two hours away.
Imagine Sydney and Tokyo becoming short-haul destinations as passengers jet on a spaceship travelling at 13,750 mph.
That’s the dream of India Force co-owner Michiel Mol and Dutch airline KLM who this week will announce the first British space tourist to buy a £60,000 ticket for sub-orbital flights in 2014.
Mr Mol, a 42-year-old Dutch millionaire, said: ‘Being able to travel from London to Sydney in an hour and 45 minutes, that is the future.
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