Space tourism, which is now restricted to a few wealthy travellers, is about participating in manned flight in space. This new tourism appeared in 2001 and is a collaboration between space agencies and private companies. With tickets costing between 20 and 30 million dollars, space tourism is still a dream only available to a few very wealthy travellers. To date, only a handful of people worldwide have experienced the journey into space with the Space Adventures agency, but the companies offer differents flybys of Earth with more accessible prices. Space Adventures mission is to open space flight and the space frontier to private citizens, but actually Space Adventures vision extends far beyond space tourism. Its purpose is not only to allow private citizens to fly to space, but to facilitate as well, the creation of new vehicles and markets that will open space resources for human benefit.
[...] Guy Laliberté He is the first space tourist canadian. Different destinations Destination moon Together with Russia, the U.S. company Space Adventures announced it has begun marketing a trip to the moon for wealthy tourists: The ticket price is ineffect for 100 million dollars per person. The firm works in Arlington develop this project in cooperation with (FSA) the Russian space agency, which has a continuous experience of flight in space since the sixties, and a Russian company Energia specializes in this type of achievement. [...]
[...] Mark Shuttleworth: become space tourists before her 30 years : The South African was aged 29 when he left for a trip to space of a week aboard the International Space Station. He's the youngest passenger on the space today . After creating an internet security company, which he sold in 1995, he embarked on the venture capital and created the Shuttleworth Foundation for Education in South Africa. Today, thanks to his fortune, it funds research into software developmen. He had to prepare for what space travel for 1 year . During his stay, he participated in medical research team on the ISS, AIDS and the human genome. [...]
[...] Indeed, this businessman of 61 years, specializing in high-tech infrared, almost did not go. A journey into space requires good physical condition and a very thorough preparation. Finally, after more than hours of preparation, he spent a week aboard the International Space Station, where he was able to participate in experiments on remote sensing and astronomy. He returned to Earth happy and fulfilled. Charles Simonyi : first space tourist to fly into space twice : Dr. Simonyi made history by becoming the first private explorer to complete a second mission to space. [...]
[...] This new tourism appeared in 2001. It is a collaboration between space agencies and private companies. With tickets costing between 20 and 30 million dollars, space tourism is still a dream away only a few very wealthy travelers. To date, only a handful of people worldwide have experienced the journey into space with Space Adventures agency, but the companies offer differents flybys of Earth with more accessible prices. In this study, we will study the major players, the lucky until now, the different orbits of overflight, and other servives that accompany these voyages. [...]
[...] According to an Associated Press account of today's press event, Branson has worked a deal with New Mexico that Involves a 20-year lease on the spaceport, a facility that is price tagged at $ 225 million to build. According to the Associated Press account of the press event today, Branson has worked with New Mexico, involving a 20-year lease on the space base, a facility that is price tag 225 million dollars to build. Conclusion Space tourism is in its infancy, and it is reserved only to wealthy individuals. [...]
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