Throwforward Thursday 22: Space Tourism
Updated: Oct 27, 2021
We have the technology to put civilians and non-astronauts in space. Space tourism can't be far away - not just a few minutes in near space, but proper holidays off the planet. The question, I suppose is: should we?
Just a few weeks after we recorded this piece, Blue Origin announced this: https://www.orbitalreef.com/ . Planned to be completed by the early 2030s, this private space station for hire is described as a “mixed-use space station" suitable for commerce, research and tourism.