Would You Fly to Space If You Had the Chance? — Survey of the Day
Last month Virgin Galactic announced it would begin offering commercial space flights later this year.
The two-and-a-half hour trip just cracks the space barrier and offers about five minutes of weightlessness. It also comes with a fairly prohibitive price tag of $200,000 a pop.
But let’s say money was no object. Would you want to be among the first commercial space travelers?
Poll Position asked 1,145 adults that very question and found that only 23 percent thought the thrill of the great beyond outweighed the risks. Fifty-two percent said they would not be willing to take such a flight and 26 percent had no opinion.