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#space tourism

# space-tourism - Saturday 14 July, 2018

The first space tourist flights could happen over the next year

Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are racing to be the first to finish their tests.

# space-tourism - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge Tourism Ireland have launched an ad for the new Star Wars film into the stratosphere Space Tourism

Tourism Ireland have launched an ad for the new Star Wars film into the stratosphere

They must be really desperate to get people to visit Irish cinemas.

# space-tourism - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride

Last week SpaceX announced it would launch two tourists to skirt Earth’s satellite next year.

# space-tourism - Monday 27 February, 2017

Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year

In a statement this evening, the company said that the two people had paid a “significant deposit” to travel beyond the moon.

# space-tourism - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Time to say goodbye: Sarah Brightman is the next €48m space tourist

The Opera star says she’s training to sing in microgravity.

# space-tourism - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic pilot describes unbuckling from his seat as it plummeted to Earth

Pilot Siebold has now been discharged from hospital.

# space-tourism - Monday 3 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device "prematurely deployed"

The initial suspicions come as allegations of poor safety practices are being made.

# space-tourism - Friday 31 October, 2014

One pilot dies after Virgin Galactic spaceplane crashes in test flight

The SpaceShipTwo was conducting a test flight over California.

# space-tourism - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Want to be a space tourist? Company gets lift off for balloons which go 20 miles above Earth

How much will it cost, you ask? A mere €55,000…

# space-tourism - Sunday 11 August, 2013

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it Private Spaceships This post contains videos

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

# space-tourism - Thursday 28 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# space-tourism - Monday 17 October, 2011

Virgin Galactic opens world's first spaceport in New Mexico Spaceport This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic opens world's first spaceport in New Mexico

The company, which aims to become the world’s first commercial spaceline, plans to launch its first space flight within a year.

# space-tourism - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Fly me to the moon: Virgin Galactic on hunt for pilot-astronauts

‘Spaceline’ launches search for pilots to lead its commercial space trips – “prior spaceflight experience is an advantage”.