Roller coaster tech has resulted in more roller coaster tech, nothing else.
Did you have a point or were you just trolling?
Virgin Galactic is like extended warrantee on your rotary dial phone. The future isn't that.
"Don't complain that these front runners get bragging rights to almost space, because soon you and I will be able to go all the way into actual space for far less."
Eh, they are so much welcome to it. What I'm saying is that almost-space is not space at all, rather some dumb Disney limbo where the victims are beguiled into thinking they are astronauts.
And yes, space will soon be comparatively cheap; but it will always be expensive.