Space Tourism is a Growth Industry Written 9 May 2022


VSS Imagine, Virgin Galactic's first SpaceShip III. | Credit: Virgin Galactic–©

The New York Times reported on space tourism industries such as the passenger flights offered by Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic. Currently, “the global space tourism market is skyrocketing, with dozens of companies now offering reservations for everything from zero-pressure balloon trips to astronaut boot camps and simulated zero-gravity flights.” However, the Federal Aviation Administration “has yet to approve most out-of-this-world trips, and construction has not started on the first space hotel.”
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