Galactic Virgin Galactic will become the world’s first
commercial space tourism operator.
Journey to the Stars "We've
always had a dream of developing a space tourism business
and Paul Allen's vision, combined with Burt Rutan's technological
brilliance, have brought that
dream a step
closer to reality. Sir Richard Branson,
— First "Captive Carry" Flight 2010 On March 22, 2010, VSS Enterprise — a spaceship
designed to carry fare-paying pioneers on a journey to the stars — completed its first "captive carry" flight from Mojave Air and Spaceport. The program will continue thru' 2010 and 2011, progressing from captive carry to independent glide... then on to powered flight, before commercial flights begin.
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Zero Gravity Corporation is a privately held space
entertainment and tourism company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale,
Florida. The company’s first product offering is commercial,
Weightless Flights aboard a specially modified Boeing 727-200 aircraft.
ZERO-G is the only company approved by the FAA to conduct Weightless
Flights for the public. These are the same type of flights used
by NASA to train their astronauts and used by Ron Howard in the
filming of Apollo 13. Charter an Entire
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flights are available ANYWHERE in North America.
Engineers at Blue Origin, a Seattle
start-up company — funded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos — are
working to build low-cost vehicles that would send passengers into
flights. And then proceed from there to other steps,
such as perhaps orbital space flights.