What you see above is no longer just a concept:
All I can say is the future of suborbital space travel is exciting and beautiful.
Cosmic Log has a nice recap of last night’s unveiling, and a great quote to go along with that last photo:
VSS Enterprise is emblazoned with an image of “Galactic Girl,” a mascot who is modeled after Branson’s mother as she looked in the 1940s, but floating in zero-G. The painting was done by one of her grandsons, Ned Rocknroll.
While we were there, Eve Branson, who admits to being near her 90s, stopped by to look at her likeness. “These are your belly-dancing days,” Richard Branson joked.
“Could have made the boobs a little bit bigger,” his mother said, grinning all the while.
“Never satisfied, never satisfied,” the son replied.