Is Space Tourism Finally Within Our Reach?

Valerie Stimac
Feb 19, 2017 · 6 min read
Interplanetary Transport System; Courtesy of SpaceX

Private space travel companies are democratizing the industry and widening humanity’s potential reality.

NNow seems like the perfect time to book a one-way ticket to space. Honestly, almost anywhere would do. Maybe there’s another dimension?

Iridium Launch: Courtesy of SpaceX

Now seems like the perfect time to book a one-way ticket to space. Honestly, almost anywhere would do. Maybe there’s another dimension?

Raptor (liquid fuel engine) testing; Courtesy of SpaceX
  • Most companies in the space tourism industry predict human flights (as opposed to test flights) will begin somewhere in 2018 or 2019.
  • The current price tag for most space tourism options ranges from $100,000-$250,000.
Virgin Spaceship Unity (VSS Unity) glides for the first time after being released from Virgin Mothership Eve (VMS Eve) over the Mojave Desert on 3rd, December 2016.

Rockets have been the primary driver of space exploration because they are also weaponizable.

Microbloon Space-View; Courtesy of Zero 2 Infinity
The Microbloon; Courtesy of Zero 2 Infinity

SpaceVault is confident it can successfully reinvest and create high enough returns for clients to afford a ticket to space.

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Valerie Stimac

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Roaming writer with a nerdy streak. Posts on travel, food & #SpaceTourism. Editor of Space Tourism Guide.

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Valerie Stimac

Written by

Roaming writer with a nerdy streak. Posts on travel, food & #SpaceTourism. Editor of Space Tourism Guide.

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The conversation is much more interesting when everyone has a voice. Media funded and run by women; new content daily.

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