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Dennis Tito, the first private space tourist and chairman of Inspiration Mars Foundation, is planning to open up opportunities for people to take a trip to Mars in a 501-day trip.
Today marks a day that is epic in every sense of the word as April 12th is known as International Day of Human Space Flight.
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday that space tourism will be a $1 billion industry in 10 years.
During a recession that has many industries under pressure as consumers cut spending, the space tourism business is booming, thanks to enthusiastic demand by ultra-wealthy clientele.
A millionaire scientist has been confirmed as a member of a Russian Soyuz crew scheduled to blast off Oct. 1 and deliver supplies to the international space station.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian space officials want to offer tourists a trip around the moon for $100 million, a newspaper reported Tuesday. Energiya, the Russian company that helps build and fly Moscow's spaceships, presented the plans to the Federal Space Agency Monday, the daily Izvestia said.
Russian space officials want to offer tourists a trip around the moon for $100 million, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Russia's space agency has signed a contract with Gregory Olsen, a spokesman said Wednesday, in a deal that would make the U.S. millionaire scientist only the third tourist to visit the international space station.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. entrepreneur Gregory Olsen will bethe third tourist to visit space on a Russian rocket, Russia'sspace agency said on Wednesday.
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