Fly Virgin, earn a shot at space

The action takes place aboard the SpaceShipTwo spacecraft, which launches off the White Knight Two airplane at 50,000 feet above sea level. (Click to enlarge.)

Jon Griffith/Virgin Galactic)

Avid jet-setters aspiring for something more should check out Virgin America’s new Mission: Galactic contest. Whoever earns the most status points with their Elevate loyalty program by August 7, 2013 earns a Virgin Galactic suborbital space flight aboard SpaceShipTwo spaceplane.

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