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Space travel now in a parachute soon available - China.org.cn

Space travel now in a parachute soon available - China.org.cn | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Traveling to space and returning to earth in a parachute will soon become available for the larger public in China. JHY Space Technology Co Ltd (Space Vision), a Beijing-based company, released China's first ever space parachuting suit on Thursday.
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ULA and Bigelow announce partnership for first commercial space stations | NASASpaceFlight.com

ULA and Bigelow announce partnership for first commercial space stations | NASASpaceFlight.com | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Bigelow Aerospace have announced a partnership agreement to launch two of Bigelow’s inflatable B330 space habitats. The modules
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Space Tourism Could Be Bad For Your Health

Space Tourism Could Be Bad For Your Health | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Though we're closer than ever to putting tourists in space, there are some health implications to consider before booking a ticket. Learn more.
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Europe's space boss reveals 'moon village' plans

Europe's space boss reveals 'moon village' plans | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Jan Woerner said 'the future of space travel needs a new vision,' and claims his moon village would allow mining, tourism and research - as well as acting as a stopoff for Mars missions.
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Space tourism projects at a glance

Space tourism projects at a glance | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Later this month, Virgin Galactic will roll out its new SpaceShipTwo in Mojave, California. MailOnline takes a look at this project, and its rivals, that could take us into orbit and beyond.
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India and the global spring of space commerce

India and the global spring of space commerce | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Through a clear, humid night, 8.39 pm ET, December 21, 2015, SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage landed at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after finishing booster duties to place 11 satellites in orbit. …
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Kayak Sells Space Travel

Kayak Sells Space Travel | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Travel Market Report - independent news publication serves as the voice of travel sellers around the globe. Our in-depth analysis of news, trends and business issues helps agents succeed. Published online on weekdays.
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Richard Branson unveils his rocket’s new “mothership,” a 747 he calls “Cosmic Girl.”

Richard Branson unveils his rocket’s new “mothership,” a 747 he calls “Cosmic Girl.” | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
The announcement comes as Virgin Galactic, the company he founded to fly tourists to space, has increasingly been focused on launching satellites as well.
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Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test

Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space transportation company, Blue Origin, plans about two more years of test flights before it will offer rides to passengers.
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How Astronaut Brains are Affected by Space Travel: Mission to Mars

How Astronaut Brains are Affected by Space Travel: Mission to Mars | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
What happens to your brain in space? This is particularly important to figure out as NASA and other agencies gear up for a manned mission to Mars. Now, an investigation on the International Space Station (ISS) is looking at how the brain changes in space.
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To save on weight, a detour to the moon is the best route to Mars

To save on weight, a detour to the moon is the best route to Mars | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
For a piloted mission to Mars, fueling up on the moon could streamline cargo by 68 percent.
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SpaceX Dragon capsule could be used to return Mars samples to Earth | ExtremeTech

SpaceX Dragon capsule could be used to return Mars samples to Earth | ExtremeTech | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
A modified Dragon capsule could be the key to getting a little piece of Mars back to Earth on the cheap.
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Privately-Owned Space Stations Are Just Over the Horizon

Privately-Owned Space Stations Are Just Over the Horizon | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Taco Bell Intergalactic Astrobell Observatory
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How Soon Will Space Tourism Become a Reality for Everyone

How Soon Will Space Tourism Become a Reality for Everyone | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Humans are obsessed with it, but but when, exactly, will space tourism become a reality for everyone. We break down the players and the facts.
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The Next 6 Milestones in the Commercial Space Race

The Next 6 Milestones in the Commercial Space Race | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Image: SpaceXIt's an exciting time to be alive if you're keen to watch humans get off this planet. A private space race is taking off, opening new pathways
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Scott Kelly and the ISS: what's the future of space travel? (Wired UK)

Scott Kelly and the ISS: what's the future of space travel? (Wired UK) | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Scott Kelly returns to Earth after his year long stay aboard the ISS -- but what does his mission mean for the future of space travel?
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Virgin Galactic will unveil its new spaceplane tomorrow

Virgin Galactic will unveil its new spaceplane tomorrow | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Tomorrow, private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic will unveil the newest version of SpaceShipTwo — the reusable spaceplane that will become the company's primary vehicle. The company has been...
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Video - Alton Towers announces launch of world’s first rollercoaster fully dedicated to virtual reality

Video - Alton Towers announces launch of world’s first rollercoaster fully dedicated to virtual reality | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Set to open in April 2016, Galactica is the world’s first rollercoaster entirely customised for the full virtual reality experience, transforming riders into astronauts and plunging them into outer space with a G force more powerful than a real rocket launch*.
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Commercial Space Race Propelled by Musk vs. Bezos Rocket Competition

Commercial Space Race Propelled by Musk vs. Bezos Rocket Competition | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Last month, Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully landed one of its Falcon 9 rockets back onto its launch pad. In November, Jeff Bezos’ company Blue Origin landed its sub-orbital capsule New Shepard. Don Lincoln, senior physicist at Fermilab and space enthusiast, recently wrote a column on the Musk versus Bezos competition and joins us to share his insights.
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A Peek Inside The Orion Spacecraft That Will Fly Us To Mars

A Peek Inside The Orion Spacecraft That Will Fly Us To Mars | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
It doesn't yet have the sleek design of SpaceX's Crew Dragon, but it's still pretty epic
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Space tourism a possibility after successful space vehicle launch

Space tourism a possibility after successful space vehicle launch | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Space tourism may be one step closer to reality, with the successful launch and landing of a new space vehicle.
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Space Tourism: The Ultimate Luxury Frontier

Space Tourism: The Ultimate Luxury Frontier | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
business moguls are into the much wider, the consumer side of the space adventure business, from Solar System exploration to sub-orbital space tourism.
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To save on weight, a detour to the moon is the best route to Mars

To save on weight, a detour to the moon is the best route to Mars | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
For a piloted mission to Mars, fueling up on the moon could streamline cargo by 68 percent.
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Blue Origin's rocket-landing patent canceled in victory for SpaceX - GeekWire

Blue Origin's rocket-landing patent canceled in victory for SpaceX - GeekWire | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space venture has capitulated to Elon Musk's SpaceX in a dispute over a Blue Origin patent covering the landing of rockets at sea.
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