Out-of-this world travel

BRITISH billionaire Richard Branson will unveil a craft today that could soon carry tourists on an out-of-this-world trip into space, for only $200000.

BRITISH billionaire Richard Branson will unveil a craft today that could soon carry tourists on an out-of-this-world trip into space, for only $200000.

The Mojave desert in California will stage the roll-out of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo (SS2).

SS2, which can carry six passengers and two pilots, plans to begin testing next year and to start commercial flights in 2012. - Sapa-AFP

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