Space Tourism

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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Banker Hopes to Be China's First Female Space Tourist

BEIJING — Fifty years after the late Mao Zedong said communist China could not "even put a potato into space," a 41-year-old female banker is paying $100,000 for just a few minutes of weightlessness.In the decades after Mao's cutting comments, China went ... [Published NBCNews.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Just Bought Two Space Taxis. Will Competition Save Money?

It’s not exactly the rivalry between Uber and Lyft, but U.S. astronauts will eventually have two different options for taxiing to and from the International Space Station—and neither of them will be designed or built by NASA. The nearly $7 billion in ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing to take space tourists on its CST-100 spacecraft to the ISS

According to a Thursday story in Investment Business Daily , Boeing , whose CST-100 spacecraft was one of the two winners of NASA’s commercial crew competition, will reserve one seat per flight for a paying tourist. For a price comparable to what space ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Space Tourism

Do you think you’ve already seen everything on our planet? And traveling even to the remotest parts of our world doesn’t excite you anymore, then space tourism is the way to go for you. No, I’m not kidding, space tourism is an option increasingly being ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

NASA Admits It Needs SpaceX, Boeing

After shutting down its Space Shuttle program, NASA no longer has the ability to send astronauts to space.The International Space Station , with its price tag of around $150 billion, is the most expensive thing ever built. While NASA didn’t foot the bill ... [Published Value Walk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing's NASA-Funded Space Taxi Saves A Seat For Tourists

This Could Be YouAn interior view of Boeing's CST-100BoeingWhen I first heard about NASA’s new partnership with Boeing and SpaceX , I went through a range of emotions. Hooray, I thought initially, we are finally getting back into space on American-made ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

You Can Go To The Space Station For $50m

Boeing has announced that its Crew Space Transport will have room for a space tourist who'll be able to visit the International Space Station for the sum of $50m.The deal is part of Boeing's contract with NASA to build a viable reusable transport ship ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Globe trotting teacher has visited 55 countries

HE puts Michael Palin to shame.In just over 10 years, globe trotting geography teacher Matthew Bell has visited 55 countries and he's seen sights normally missed by those who follow the tourist trail.But the 38-year-old deputy headteacher doesn't just ... [Published Messenger Newspapers - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Boeing, SpaceX plan may launch space tourism industry in C. Fla.

Taking the everyday person into space. We've heard billionaire and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson talk about the possibility, but it always seemed too out of this world.Not so much anymore, folks. We are going to host a party on the moon ... ... [Published Orlando Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Boeing and SpaceX Will Share the Billions From NASA’s Space-Taxi Programme

In a press conference today, NASA announced the next phase of Launch America, its programme to enter the next phase of human spaceflight. The organisation confirmed that it's going to launch test missions to with both Boeing and SpaceX and then decide ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: NASA, SpaceX, Boeing Company
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Space tourism firm offers flight around the moon on Soyuz crafts

09:17Reuters / NASA / Ron Garan / HandoutUS space tourism firm Space Adventures is offering a spaceflight around the moon to private tourists on “proven” Russian Soyuz spacecraft – saying that the sponsors will not have to wait for long for their tri ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Space Tourism Planned by Swedish Company

GOTHENBURG, Sweden—Space tourism may soon be a holiday option in Sweden. In the European space hub of the city of Kiruna in the far north of Sweden, a company called Space Travel Alliance has big plans to make space travel more accessible.Space tourism ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 16 2014]

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Another space tourism company, Virgin Galactic, has held off on selling seats in China due to concerns about U S export regulations. Not XCOR. "We believe that the participant experience is not a licensable event under export control rules" the company's president, Andrew Nelson, told NBC News. That means the door is open to Tong and other would-be spacefliers in China
"We know first-hand all of the emotions, trials, tribulations and hard work that goes into getting an idea off the ground, so to be able to share that with people who are in a similar position was great."
"We’re going to find out how well sole sourcing works," says Richard Aboulafia, an aerospace analyst with Teal Group. "Once upon a time, it was about having an industrial base. Now it’s all about costs. The accountants are in charge."
"Part of our proposal into NASA would be flying a Space Adventures spaceflight participant up to the ISS" John Mulholland, Boeing’s Commercial Crew Program Manager, tells Reuters...

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Banker Hopes to Be China's First Female Space T... [Published NBCNews.com - 14 hours ago]
After Virgin's Foodpreneur Fest, why food entre... [Published Spear's - Sep 19 2014]
NASA Just Bought Two Space Taxis. Will Competit... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
Boeing to take space tourists on its CST-100 sp... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
Space Tourism [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 19 2014]
Boeing's NASA-Funded Space Taxi Saves A Seat Fo... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 18 2014]
NASA Admits It Needs SpaceX, Boeing [Published Value Walk - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing Wants To Send You Into Space With NASA [Published Fast Company - Sep 18 2014]
Tourists too can hitch a ride on Boeing's space... [Published rediff.com - Sep 18 2014]
You Can Go To The Space Station For $50m [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 18 2014]
Humans could live in 'space cities' that orbit ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 18 2014]
Globe trotting teacher has visited 55 countries [Published Messenger Newspapers - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing, SpaceX Take US Back to Space Station [Published EE Times - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing's 'space taxi' includes seat for a tourist [Published CNBC - Sep 18 2014]
New Boeing, SpaceX plan may launch space touris... [Published Orlando Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Bezos Unveils New Engine for Military Rockets [Published DefenseTech online - Sep 17 2014]
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine f... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 17 2014]
Boeing and SpaceX Will Share the Billions From ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Sep 17 2014]
Space tourism firm offers flight around the moo... [Published Russia Today - Sep 17 2014]
Boeing And SpaceX Will Share NASA's $US6.8 Bill... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Sep 17 2014]
Spaceship Earth Grants competition offers priva... [Published Gizmag - Sep 17 2014]
Louisville-based Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser f... [Published Longmont Daily Times-Call - Sep 17 2014]
A $90 ticket into space? [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 17 2014]
Space Tourism Planned by Swedish Company [Published Epoch Times - Sep 16 2014]
Boeing, Musk space windfall [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 16 2014]
NASA Selects Boeing and SpaceX for Commercial C... [Published Space News - Sep 16 2014]
Boeing and SpaceX Will Share NASA's $6.8 Billio... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 16 2014]
Boeing and SpaceX will share duties (and multi-... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
Boeing, SpaceX to share big NASA contract [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Sep 16 2014]
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Boeing's NASA-Funded Space Taxi Saves A Seat Fo... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 18 2014]
This Could Be YouAn interior view of Boeing's CST-100BoeingWhen I first heard about NASA’s new partnership with Boeing and SpaceX , I went through a range of emotions. Hooray, I thought initially, we are finally getting back into space on American-made ...
Boeing and SpaceX will share duties (and multi-... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
Boeing Co. and Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will share a multibillion-dollar federal contract to help restart U.S. manned spaceflights and reduce reliance on Russian rockets, a congressional leader said. The two companies will split ...
Where’s our money? Greens accuse billionaire Ri... [Published Watts Up With That? - Sep 15 2014]
Eric Worrall writes: Flamboyant British Billionaire Richard Branson, the man behind Virgin Galactic, the commercial space tourism venture, has been accused by greens of not fulfilling £2.7 billion of his green funding pledges. According to The Guardian, ...
Virgin Galactic Delays Its First Flight Yet Again [Published Mashable! - Sep 12 2014]
After multiple delays, Virgin Galactic's first space tourism flight out of New Mexico's Spaceport America has been pushed back once again Richard Branson's company had previously announced a timeline that showed the first flight starting by the ...
Sir Richard Branson: I Think Bitcoin Is Working [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Sep 10 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzwTXZDSyHo&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Sir Richard Branson: I Think Bitcoin Is Working Sept. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Sir Richard Branson, ...
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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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