British royal Prince Harry
has been tipped to be one of the first commercial passengers in space, joining a star-studded mission which could include Angelina Jolie
, Brad Pitt
and physicist Stephen Hawking. The 21-year-old is reported to have discussed the idea with tycoon Richard Branson's son Sam, who is a close friend of his brother William
Branson's Virgin Galactic is hoping to make space travel a reality for more people with flights available from $207,000. A spokesman for the venture says, "We would love to welcome Harry on board and are hopeful he will accept our invitation."
Other big names who have signed up for the flights - due to start in 2008 - include William Shatner
and Victoria Principal.
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