Space Tourism

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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Space tourism set to take off?

Commercial space shuttle can take two on hour-long sub-orbital flight Aug 30, 2014 6:00am By :  COLIN THAMWith the emergence of the XCOR Lynx Mark II space shuttle, the notion of commercial space travel may not seem so far-fetched.This shuttle has ... [Published Electric New Paper - 4 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ticket sales for commercial space flights launched in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Flying into space is now within reach for Singaporeans who wish to do so - but the experience comes at a hefty price of S$100,000 for a ticket.For that amount, passengers can experience a space shuttle takeoff and a view of the Earth. The total ... [Published XinMsn - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Far Out Friday: World's weirdest jo ...

Do you call yourself a broker? A credit adviser? A mortgage specialist? Whatever you've landed on, it's bound to be better than these odd job titles.Full time wiener peeler – wanted by a hotdog plant, the advertisement for this job called for “talented ... [Published Broker News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hotels of the future

With Virgin Galactic recently announcing it’s been cleared for take-off by the US Federal Aviation Administration, it seems like it’s all eyes to the skies when it comes to the future of travel. As Sir Richard Branson’s company pushes ahead with plans ... [Published National Geographic Traveller - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hypersonic Travel: Can Space Tourism be a Possibility

Last Monday, the U.S. aborted the testing of an experimental hypersonic weapon within minutes of its launch. Hypersonic speed is the science behind the technology of this weapon.Reuters/Louafi LarbiIt is said to be five times faster than the speed of ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

SpaceX and other companies develop space rockets for space tourism by 2015

A trip around space my not just be a dream any more, but soon turn to reality as SpaceX engineers are working on revolutionary space technologies. Companies are working on developing a market on space tourism that will let private citizens to rent a rocket ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kiwi space tourists in training

Nine Kiwi space tourists are embarking on a rigorous astronaut training programme to prepare themselves for their upcoming space flight on Virgin Galactic.More than 700 people have put their names down for the US$250,000 (NZ$300,000) trip into space with ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Top facts about space travel and a TV trip to Mars

We’re ready to head for Mars.Endemol, creators of TV show Big Brother, are planning what could be the toughest-ever reality show – a trip to Mars.The Mars One mission aims to land 20 people on the surface of the red planet by 2025 and the backers are ... [Published Sunday Post - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

UK to Launch Commercial Spaceport by 2018

The U.K. government is laying the groundwork for its first spaceport in anticipation of a growing space tourism demand and a growing space plane industry by 2030, according to a new timetable. Government officials also envision orbital launches from that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

FARNBOROUGH: UK-FAA axis looks to nail space tourism regulation

The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transportation industry by opening a consultation on a site for a possible spaceport and looking across the Atlantic for guidance on how to regulate the nascent business of ferrying passengers to ... [Published Flight International - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Aerospace: conference on aviation, drone aircraft and space tourism on October in Naples

UsernamePasswordMemorize the usernameMemorize the password ... [Published Avio News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Space tourism (AFP)

View CommentsShareFacebook Twitter G+ Pinterest MailParis (AFP) - Flying to space remains a privilege reserved for an elite few, but as private companies invest in the sector, imaginative tour operators are already dreaming of a new ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 01 2014]

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"If I was a multi-millionaire, I wouldn't mind buying the ticket since it's a rare opportunity to view the Earth from outer space" said 17-year-old secondary school student Elliot Chow
"It’s a difficult national choice; if an Australian kid dreams of becoming an astronaut are we going to let him or her remain Australians, or do they have to leave and become Russians or Americans?" Hadfield told the paper
"All of our understanding in aerodynamics falls over", said Dr. Bruce. "Every equation that we use to describe sub sonic and supersonic flow and flight -- so how we understand pressure force, temperature, the lift and drag of objects - does not work when the air starts changing at hypersonic speeds"
Dr Paul Bruce, senior lecturer in high speed aerodynamics at Imperial College, says that when you travel fast, air starts to heat up – "as if you put air in a flame and made it several thousand degrees" . Travel becomes hypersonic when temperatures get so hot that the air molecules become unstable and start losing electrons...

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Space tourism set to take off? [Published Electric New Paper - 4 hours ago]
Ticket sales for commercial space flights launc... [Published XinMsn - 18 hours ago]
Far Out Friday: World's weirdest jo ... [Published Broker News - Aug 29 2014]
Selling the merits of rocket science: Is Austra... [Published Business Spectator - Aug 28 2014]
Driving the 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS, the four-do... [Published Yahoo! Autos - Aug 28 2014]
Rosetta lander will seek a close encounter with... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 28 2014]
Hotels of the future [Published National Geographic Traveller - Aug 27 2014]
Hypersonic Travel: Can Space Tourism be a Possi... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 27 2014]
What’s faster than supersonic? Hypersonic, of c... [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
Kiwi astronauts start space training programme [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
Kiwi space tourists in training [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
Richard Branson doesn’t mind being a ‘crazy one’ [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 25 2014]
SpaceX and other companies develop space rocket... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 25 2014]
SpaceX in Race to Develop Rent a Rocket Technol... [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 25 2014]
Top facts about space travel and a TV trip to Mars [Published Sunday Post - Aug 24 2014]
Comet Harpoons and Cosmic Sunsets: This Summer ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 23 2014]
Ready for a ride on a space elevato … [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 22 2014]
Science courses not the solution to youth unemp... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 22 2014]
t.co/lVPP3YX9UE [Published Lloyd's - Aug 21 2014]
The Death of the Dollar Bill: The Rise of Bitco... [Published Hamilton - Aug 21 2014]
Ready for a ride on a space elevator? [Published CNBC - Aug 21 2014]
Lady Gaga could be first to wed in space [Published Destinations of the World News - Aug 21 2014]
Is that a brand on the moon? [Published Strategy Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
New Website Created for Houston Spaceport [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 20 2014]
Lady Gaga to say 'I do' on Virgin Galactic flight [Published Buro 24/7 - Aug 20 2014]
Where to See a Rocket Launch [Published Travel Pulse - Aug 20 2014]
Abu Dhabi-backed spaceship said to host Lady Ga... [Published Arabian Business - Aug 19 2014]
Meet The XCOR 'Lynx' – The Sportscar Of Spacecraft [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]
As NASA's commercial crew decision draws nigh, ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 17 2014]
NASA Nears Billion-Dollar Decision on Space Taxis [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 17 2014]
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22 brilliant insights from adventurous entrepre... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Aug 02 2014]
When Richard Branson was 16, he started a magazine called “Student.” Six years later, he opened up a recording studio. The company’s first song — a track called “Tubular Bells” by Mike Oldfield — stayed on the U.K. charts for 247 weeks. The Virgin ...
United Arab Emirates Says It Will Go To Mars By... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
The big news out of the Middle East this week is mostly about war and other kinds of tribulation, as it was last week and probably will for weeks to come. War and tribulation, that is, plus a mission to Mars. According to a report by Reuters, the ...
U.K. Space: The Next Frontier for Space Tourism [Published WSJ.com Video - Business - Jul 16 2014]
The U.K. plans to build a commercial port for space tourism as it seeks to build a $40 billion industry by 2030. WSJ’s Rory Jones looks at how other companies are joining the space tourism industry. ...
Britain To Build First Spaceport Outside America [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 16 2014]
Britain is to build the first spaceport outside of America by the year 2018, the government has announced. The facility will eventually enable tourists to take commercial flights to Australia in just two hours, but before that it will be used to launch ...
Speech: Spaceport UK [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 15 2014]
Good morning. The fact that there was such a rush to exhibit here today (15 July 2014) and that we have so many great names in this audience is testament to the fact that the space industry in Britain is once again confident and flourishing. It is ...
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Test flight shows balloon space tourism no flig... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 25 2014]
Test flight shows balloon space tourism no flig... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 25 2014]
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