Formula One Champion Signs Up for Virgin Galactic Space Flight

WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo (credit: Virgin Galactic)
WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo (credit: Virgin Galactic)

Arabian Business News reports that Virgin Galactic has signed up another high-profile client for one of its suborbital joy rides:

Seven times Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is the latest high-profile celebrity to have pre-booked a space flight with Virgin Galactic, Arabian Business can reveal.

The emergence of Schumacher as the latest big name sign-up to UK entrepreneur Richard Branson’s commercial spaceline company comes just a week after the 40-year-old F1 racer announced a stunning comeback to the sport, following Felipe Massa’s crash in the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying.

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