epa07230018 A handout photo made available by Virgin Galactic shows a view from SpaceShipTwo, a rocket plane designed for space tourism, during a test flight in the edge of space, around 51 miles (or 81km) over California, USA, 13 December 2018 (issued 14 December 2018).  EPA/VIRGIN GALACTIC / HANDOUT  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
The view from Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket plane, 81km over California. Virgin Galactic

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