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What is space tourism

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08 Jun '07 01:24 pm
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Space tourism is the recent phenomenon of space travel by individuals for the purpose of personal pleasure.

As of 2007, space tourism is only affordable to wealthy individuals and corporations, with the Russian space program providing transport. It has become so popular that, even at $20 million a ticket, the Russian Space Agency is fully booked until 2009.[1] Some are beginning to favour the term "personal spaceflight" instead, as in the case of the Personal Spaceflight Federation.[citation needed]

Among the primary attractions of space tourism are the uniqueness of the experience, the thrill and awe of looking at Earth from space (described by astronauts as extremely intense and mind-boggling), the experience's notion as an exclusive status symbol, and various advantages of weightlessness. The space tourism industry is being targeted by spaceports in numerous locations, including California, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Florida, Virginia, Alaska, Esrange in Sweden and Wisconsin, as ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 08 Jun '07 01:34 pm

 
  
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This is a new concept in tourism. It is travelling to Space in the Rocket which is being developed by USA and is very expensive also.
Answered by T A RAMESH, 08 Jun '07 01:43 pm

 
  
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taking human beings to space & then roaming there & if possible going to moon & other planets & returnin them back
Answered by Hari, 08 Jun '07 01:26 pm

 
  
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