Space Tourism

The past, present and future of space tourism. With an emphasis on what is actually being developed. Not too much science fiction I hope...
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1962 ad: “Someday, maybe sooner than you think, you will be busy fitting out your rocket for week-end trips into space.”

1962 ad: “Someday, maybe sooner than you think, you will be busy fitting out your rocket for week-end trips into space.”

Nice cutaway drawing of the XCOR Lynx suborbital space plane, to be used for space tourism from 2014-2015

XCOR on

Nice cutaway drawing of the XCOR Lynx suborbital space plane, to be used for space tourism from 2014-2015

Twitter / virgingalactic: Welcome to our two new SpaceShipTwo pilots, CJ (4x @Stephanie Anderson shuttle astronaut) and Sooch (U-2 pilot and more)

Virgin Galactic on

Twitter / virgingalactic: Welcome to our two new SpaceShipTwo pilots, CJ (4x @Stephanie Anderson shuttle astronaut) and Sooch (U-2 pilot and more)

SpaceShipTwo under construction

SpaceShipTwo under construction

Space Future, SXT-A Iron Speed Aircraft by Oscar Vinals, Future, Space Tourism, Space Travel, Spaceship, Futuristic, Space XL Transporter – Advanced, Space Trip, aircraft concept

Space Future, SXT-A Iron Speed Aircraft by Oscar Vinals, Future, Space Tourism, Space Travel, Spaceship, Futuristic, Space XL Transporter – Advanced, Space Trip, aircraft concept

Possible next Soyuz/ISS space tourist Sarah Brightman visiting JAXA (Japan Aerospace) Head Quarters in Tokyo, Japan!

Possible next Soyuz/ISS space tourist Sarah Brightman visiting JAXA (Japan Aerospace) Head Quarters in Tokyo, Japan!

Virgin Galactic - Illustration of Air Launch

Virgin Galactic - Illustration of Air Launch

Virgin Galactic - showing the biggest single component of our new hybrid rocket motor, the main nitrous oxide tank, being installed into the spaceship.

Virgin Galactic - showing the biggest single component of our new hybrid rocket motor, the main nitrous oxide tank, being installed into the spaceship.

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