Tag: Space tourism

SpaceX Starship explosion puts brakes on space tourism
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SpaceX Starship explosion puts brakes on space tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

The Mark I prototype of SpaceX’s Starship launch vehicle exploded during a test on Wednesday. The explosion blew off part ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base
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Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for the ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board
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Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a ... Read More

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel
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FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

editor editor- April 6, 2019

More and more U.S. citizens and companies want to know about the exciting and growing field of commercial space transportation. ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site
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Russian space tourism company selects launch site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region for ... Read More

Russia plans to launch ‘space yacht’ tourism in 5 years
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Russia plans to launch ‘space yacht’ tourism in 5 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

According to chief designer of Russian NPO Aviation and Space Technologies Aleksandr Begak, Russia plans to send tourists to near-Earth ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years
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Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around five ... Read More

Branson: Space tourism will have only minor impact on climate change
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Branson: Space tourism will have only minor impact on climate change

editor editor- May 14, 2013

British billionaire Richard Branson says rocket-powered space tourism flights by his firm Virgin Galactic would have only a minor impact ... Read More

Business leaders: UK needs spaceport now
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Business leaders: UK needs spaceport now

editor editor- May 19, 2012

Britain is at risk of losing billions if it doesn't join the space tourism race and build its own spaceport ... Read More

Ashton Kutcher signs with Virgin Galactic to be 500th space tourist
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Ashton Kutcher signs with Virgin Galactic to be 500th space tourist

editor editor- March 21, 2012

Sir Richard Branson has said his venture to launch paying tourists into space has netted its 500th customer - US ... Read More

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NASA calls for new commercial crew proposals

editor editor- February 8, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of NASA's ongoing efforts to foster development of a U.S. Read More

71-year-old intends to be first Scottish space tourist
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71-year-old intends to be first Scottish space tourist

editor editor- January 9, 2012

He may be in his 70s but he still intends to be the first Scots tourist in space. Read More

Virgin Galactic appoints former NASA executive as VP of Operations
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Virgin Galactic appoints former NASA executive as VP of Operations

editor editor- October 12, 2011

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Virgin Galactic is pleased to announce the appointment of former NASA executive Michael P. Moses as ... Read More

Exclusive look inside Virgin Galactic’s tourist spacecraft
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Exclusive look inside Virgin Galactic’s tourist spacecraft

editor editor- April 2, 2011

Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's company that hopes to be taking tourists into space within a couple of years, has shown ... Read More

Special press conference an hour after Story Musgrave’s arrival
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Special press conference an hour after Story Musgrave’s arrival

editor editor- March 12, 2011

The top NASA astronaut, Dr. Story Musgrave, will give his first live press conference on the topic of "Space Tourism ... Read More

Future of Space Tourism Summit
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Future of Space Tourism Summit

editor editor- February 26, 2011

"With the launch of space stations, also known as space hotels, and suborbital flights, to take you to your space ... Read More

NASA astronaut gives video press conference in Bulgaria
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NASA astronaut gives video press conference in Bulgaria

editor editor- February 26, 2011

US NASA Astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave ( www.StoryMusgrave.com and http://www.lannistoria.com/afs-show.htm ) is an icon in the space industry and an ... Read More

The sky is the limit as Africa taps into space tourism
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The sky is the limit as Africa taps into space tourism

editor editor- November 9, 2010

South Africa is poised to become a leader in space and astrology tourism, predicts the WTM Global Trends Report 2010 ... Read More

Russian firm to build space hotel
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Russian firm to build space hotel

editor editor- October 1, 2010

Russian firm has announced it will have a space hotel in orbit possibly by the end of 2015 or the ... Read More

Roscosmos: Russia to resume space tourism after 2013
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Roscosmos: Russia to resume space tourism after 2013

editor editor- September 27, 2010

The head of Roscosmos' manned flights department, Alexei Krasnov, said that Russian Federal Space Agency plans to send Soyuz spacecraft ... Read More

Tourism news: Space tourism company folds
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Tourism news: Space tourism company folds

editor editor- August 11, 2010

An aerospace company that had once hoped to soar in the space tourism business may end up landing in bankruptcy ... Read More

Cost of space tourism considered by panel
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Cost of space tourism considered by panel

editor editor- July 29, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - U.S. space tourists hoping to buy a ticket for a suborbital flight could expect to pay between ... Read More

Space tourist Gregory Olsen – going back by any means necessary
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Space tourist Gregory Olsen – going back by any means necessary

editor editor- June 11, 2010

The third private citizen to fly in space, American millionaire Gregory Olsen, says he's excited about the future of space ... Read More

Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight
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Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight

editor editor- March 24, 2010

On a historic day, the Virgin Galactic rocket made its maiden flight – while the UK launched its own Space ... Read More

Source: Russia will resume space tourism in 2012
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Source: Russia will resume space tourism in 2012

editor editor- March 19, 2010

Russia will increase the number of Soyuz spaceship launches and resume space tourism in 2012, an aerospace industry source told ... Read More

Dubai conference seeks investors in space tourism
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Dubai conference seeks investors in space tourism

editor editor- March 5, 2010

Space travel could get a boost from a meeting of the minds and wallets in Dubai this week when the ... Read More

Space tourists may be launched from Sweden
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Space tourists may be launched from Sweden

editor editor- December 11, 2009

Earlier this week it became known that billionaire Richard Branson´s space shuttle ‘SpaceShipTwo’ will take tourists into space. Read More

Space tourism has yet to take off
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Space tourism has yet to take off

editor editor- October 5, 2009

LOS ANGELES -- When a private spaceship soared over California to claim a $10-million prize, daredevil venture capitalist Alan Walton ... Read More

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Space tourists will travel on a “radical” jet

editor editor- July 31, 2009

Oshkosh, WI - Space tourism firm Virgin Galactic has unveiled a radically configured jet that will launch a spacecraft carrying ... Read More

Sheikh Mansour adds space tourism venture to his portfolio
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Sheikh Mansour adds space tourism venture to his portfolio

editor editor- July 29, 2009

Manchester City football clubowner Sheikh Mansour has added space travel to his diverse portfolio of businesses by buying 32 per ... Read More

Hawaii viewed as potential new frontier for space tourism
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Hawaii viewed as potential new frontier for space tourism

editor editor- July 12, 2009

HONOLULU — Tourists coming to Hawaii for high-end getaways could someday be launched from the sand to the stars, taking ... Read More

Space tourism “yet to be embraced” in UK
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Space tourism “yet to be embraced” in UK

editor editor- July 3, 2009

The UK is ill-prepared to exploit the emerging commercial spaceflight sector, says the president of Virgin Galactic. Read More

Guy Laliberte begins training in Russia
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Guy Laliberte begins training in Russia

editor editor- June 11, 2009

MOSCOW - Founder of the famed Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, has started his training in Russia ... Read More

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