Virgin Galactic today announced that VSS Unity successfully reached space, completing the Company’s fourth rocket-powered spaceflight. Today’s flight was the 22nd test flight of VSS Unity and the first test flight with a full crew in the cabin, including the Company’s founder, Sir Richard Branson. The crew fulfilled a number of test objectives related to … Continue reading Virgin Galactic successfully completes first fully crewed spaceflight
We all know that the famous American business magnate and the founder of multinational firm, Amazon, Jeff Bezos is travelling to space next month. On Saturday, an auction for the seat next to Jeff Bezos and his brother was held, and it was sold for a whopping $28 million! According to Blue Origin, the space … Continue reading Space travel: Seat next to Jeff Bezos sold for $28 million in an auction!
Space tourism is no longer the stuff of science fiction — it's just around the corner. Aside from private missions to space, like Inspiration4 and DearMoon, in which members of the general public will spend a few days in a SpaceX vehicle circling the Earth and moon, respectively, there are also a few space hotels … Continue reading You can even buy a holiday home in the first hotel in space
A Spanish company announces that it is preparing to organize space travel with the balloon. Tourists will pay less than in the case of a missile trip and, during the trip, will stay in a capsule hanging from a helium balloon. The first trips with tourists should take place in 2023. The helium balloon seriously … Continue reading Balloon space tourism: A Spanish company offers space travel at a more affordable price