Virgin Galactic group director, Alex Tai, says he expects the company to be profitable by 2010. Virgin plans to buy five SpaceShipTwo suborbital spacecraft with an option for seven. The company says 800,000 people have expressed interest and they have $31 million in ticket sales. A single suborbital ticket costs $200,000.
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
prag·ma·tism (prgm-tzm) n. A way of approaching situations or solving problems that emphasizes practical applications and consequences.