Virgin Galactic bans Chinese nationals from its space flight

More than 500 travelers have signed up to experience a short trip in space aboard Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo at a price of $200,000 per person.

More than 500 travelers have signed up to experience a short trip in space aboard Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo at a price of $200,000 per person.

The British company Virgin Galactic’s space flight, scheduled for launch later this year, will not allow Chinese nationals on board. The reason apparently involves the risk of losing rocket technology to Chinese government agents, according to a Jan. 25 report in the London Daily Mail.

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