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Travel agency could be sending tourists to space soon




Accredited Space Agent Jay Johnson holding a model of the ship Virgin Galactic will use to take tourists into space.
Accredited Space Agent Jay Johnson holding a model of the ship Virgin Galactic will use to take tourists into space.
Sanden Totten / KPCC

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Before you book your next vacation, consider outer space. Virgin Galactic says it could start sending tourists into near-Earth orbit as early as next year. KPCC's Sanden Totten spoke to the travel agent who's sold more tickets in the US than anyone else.