Virgin Galactic: Book your flight into space now! So Virgin Galactic was announced, and starting in 2009, you can take a flight into outer space! Of course, you have to put down a refundable deposit of $20,000 and the flight itself is $200,000 but hey, Steven Hawking just signed up! So go ahead, book your flight. You know your worth it, and of course you can afford it, right?