Earlier this year, Blue Origin indicated a tentative schedule of 2018 for the maiden voyage of its six-seater New Shepard vehicle. The space tourism company is toying with an idea of keeping the price of tickets at around $300,000 which is comparable to that of its competitor Virgin Galactic who are charging $250,000. This company is owned by Sir Richard Branson and it has already sold 650 tickets but it has not started operations.
Daily Mail UK reports that in the opinion of experts, the pricing of tickets will not make such a venture a viable business proposition for Bezos. Aerospace analyst Marco Caceres estimates that with the proposed pricing, each launch will mean the loss of millions for the firm.
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