Richard Branson rang the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on October 28 as Virgin Galactic became the first commercial spaceflight company to list on the stock market. For $250,000, anyone can take a 90-minute flight into the upper reaches of the atmosphere where they will experience weightlessness and see the Earth’s curvature.

It is reported that 600 people from some 60 countries have already made their reservations, and 3,700 people have registered for the opportunity when tickets are back on sale.