Space tourism

UN Secretary-General attacks space tourism

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday denounced the “glaring inequalities” in wealth exposed by the coronavirus pandemic, highlighting in particular recent developments in the space tourism industry. By imploring world leaders at a meeting of the United Nations General…

Space tourism is here: book a trip to the last frontier

Last July we saw Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos take off in a giant leap for the space tourism industry, but their launches to the edge of space weren’t particularly well timed. Amid a global pandemic and climate emergency, two…

Space tourism is on the rise. How is this going to affect the 99% that will remain on earth? | New times

In the past few weeks, one topic has captured the attention of all media, tweets and posts; Space. It seems like every tech mogul on the face of the earth has now found a way out of it. First it…

Space tourism is on the rise. How is this going to affect the 99% that will remain on earth? | New times

In the past few weeks, one topic has captured the attention of all media, tweets and posts; Space. It seems like every tech mogul on the face of the earth has now found a way out of it. First it…

Space Tourism: Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Restarts Ticket Sales From $ 450,000, Science News

British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is relaunching the sale of tickets starting at $ 450,000 for space tourism. The company, to capitalize on the success of last month’s full crew test flight, nearly doubled the amount people paid previously….

Taking off: News10NBC Deepens Future of Space Tourism

He is one of some 600 people worldwide who have a seat aboard a future Virgin Galactic space flight and hopes to have the chance to go to space by 2023. In the meantime, he continues his day job which…

Democratic representative proposes days of tax on space tourism after first private flights

Days after Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos launched successful tourist flights to space, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) proposed a tax on private space travel. The Securing Carbon Emissions Protection Act (SPACE) would establish a new excise tax on commercial space…

Space tourism

From small to giant leaps – Manila Bulletin

What began over six decades ago as a battle between the United States and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) for space hegemony has morphed into a “billionaire battle” over who would lead space tourism for the mass…