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Blue Origin Just Released Images of Its Sleek Space Tourism Capsule

Blue Origin Just Released Images of Its Sleek Space Tourism Capsule | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Blue Origin revealed photos of its new suborbital space capsule which they hope to take tourists into space with by 2018.
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Musk’s Space X: Down But Not Out | OilPrice.com

Musk’s Space X: Down But Not Out | OilPrice.com | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
The Space X disaster on the first of September of this year might have cast a shadow on the space travel concept, but the momentum doesn’t seem to be impacted
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Seeing Earth from Space Is the Key to Saving Our Species from Itself

Seeing Earth from Space Is the Key to Saving Our Species from Itself | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
The Overview Effect is the motivational kick-in-the-butt we need to save humanity from extinction and journey beyond our home world.
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Virgin Galactic's 1st VSS Unity Captive Carry Test Flight in Photos

Virgin Galactic's 1st VSS Unity Captive Carry Test Flight in Photos | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
On Sept. 8, 2016, the private spaceflight and space tourism company Virgin Galactic flew its VSS Unity SpaceShipTwo with its Eve mothership for the first time. See photos of the epic test flight here.
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Commercial Space Travel And Colonization: SpaceX, NASA, And NextSTEP Make Preparations For Lift Off

Commercial Space Travel And Colonization: SpaceX, NASA, And NextSTEP  Make Preparations For Lift Off | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Commercial space travel is about to become a reality brought about by many private companies bent on taking their earthbound successes into space. The FAA is
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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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Cayman Islands set to become space tourism capital of Caribbean

Cayman Islands set to become space tourism capital of Caribbean | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Already famed for being the culinary capital of the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands is now set to boldly go where no Caribbean island has gone before and become a new hub for space tourism. Nestled in the western Caribbean, south of Cuba and west of Jamaica, the Cayman Islands is home to delicious cuisine, rare flora and fauna and the famous Seven Mile Beach with its powdery white sand and crystal clear waters.
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Mike Moses named Virgin Galactic president - SpaceNews.com

Mike Moses named Virgin Galactic president - SpaceNews.com | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
A former NASA shuttle launch manager is the new president of Virgin Galactic as the company prepares to enter a new phase of test flights of SpaceShipTwo.
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SpaceX Launches Japanese Satellite

SpaceX Launches Japanese Satellite | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. lifts a Japanese telecommunication satellite into orbit, its eighth launch this year.
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Selling Space Travel To America (Without Relying On Nostalgia)

Selling Space Travel To America (Without Relying On Nostalgia) | Space Tourism | Scoop.it
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation represents some of today's coolest space companies, but its old branding was the stuff of yesteryear.
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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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