The No Strings Connected star, 43, revealed that he had a ticket for Virgin Galatic’s “subsequent flight,” however Kunis, 37, satisfied him to promote it again to the corporate.
“After I acquired married and had children, my spouse inspired that it was not a smart family decision to be heading into area when we’ve got younger kids,” the Iowa native told Cheddar on Thursday, July 15. The couple, who wed in 2015, share daughter Wyatt, 6, and son Dimitri, 4.
Kutcher bought the ticket again in 2012 — before either of his children were born — for a flight that was set to take off later this yr. Regardless of this setback, although, he nonetheless plans to succeed in for the celebs finally.
“I used to be purported to be on the subsequent flight, however I can’t be on the subsequent flight,” the Ranch alum informed Cheddar. “In some unspecified time in the future, I’m going to area.”
Earlier this week, Richard Branson, founding father of Virgin Galactic, grew to become the primary particular person to journey to area aboard a rocket he helped fund. The entrepreneur, 70, made the flight on Sunday, July 11, together with three Virgin Galactic workers and two pilots.
The corporate plans to run another take a look at flight earlier than permitting paying prospects aboard the ship. Based on CNN, greater than 600 individuals have already reserved flights at a value vary of $200,000 to $250,000. Ticket gross sales are presently suspended however are anticipated to reopen quickly — at even larger value factors.
When Kutcher first purchased his ticket, Branson himself phoned the That ’70s Present alum to thank him for his buy. “I gave Ashton a fast name to congratulate and welcome him,” the billionaire wrote in a weblog submit in March 2012. “He’s as thrilled as we’re on the prospect of being among the many first to cross the ultimate frontier (and again!) with us and to expertise the magic of area for himself.”
Different celebrities who’ve reportedly bought Virgin Galactic tickets embody Katy Perry, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, although it’s potential they might have backed out since their preliminary dedication to make the leap.
In October 2014, the corporate’s first try to launch into area ended with a deadly crash that killed one pilot. After constructing a alternative spaceship, the corporate’s subsequent flight didn’t occur for over two years.