Space tourism will take-off in 2018. As the race between spaceflight companies Virgin Galactic and SpaceX heats up, those who can afford it will be able to travel to low Earth orbit and possibly even around the moon.
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In late 2018, tourists will be heading into space and there is a race on to get them there. Virgin Galactic will at last take paying customers beyond the stratosphere. But their efforts might be eclipsed by SpaceX, a company planning to send two tourists around the Moon. Taking them farther into space than any human since 1972.
There is a new breed of would-be astronauts for whom the sky is no limit. But it is not in everyone's reach. Multi-millionaire entrepreneur, Per Wimmer will be one of the first tourists to go into space with private company, Virgin Galactic.
If it all goes to plan, in 2018, Virgin Galactic will launch Mr Wimmer to the edge of the atmosphere where he'll be able to look back down on Earth.
But Elon Musk's aerospace company, SpaceX, plans to go one step further on a flyby loop around the Moon. Only 24 astronauts have ever made the almost 240,000-mile voyage to Earth's nearest neighbour.
In 2018, two paying customers could be the first humans to venture that far into space for over 40 years. But this mission is shrouded in mystery.
There are serious doubts whether these ambitious targets can be reached in 2018. SpaceX has yet to carry out fundamental tests on the launcher. But if these missions do go ahead, they'll be dangerous ventures.
18 people have died in spaceflight. One of Virgin Galactic's own test pilots lost his life in training in 2014.
This boom in the commercial space industry marks a new era in space travel. Opening space up to the masses may have an impact on the way humans see the Earth itself.
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Yeah and how on a Sunday afternoon your bank app informs you that in your bank account are transferred 4.000.000.000.000.000.000 $, hehehe what a shock. Then you can go on your space quest of knowledge and purpose.
What if the projects of the future's plan of taking care of the Earth consists in leave it and let it be without human presence for decades or hundreds of years for it to be reborn. Being human as the video said may be in the future start adapting ourselves to the whole cosmos. Earth is our home but its telling us "you are killing me", so the future is out there and for us as a specie with a unknown future evolution thats seems to be the main path.
Hello, I am here to share and idk if yall already know but in the future a country, specifically Russia, will possibly send paying tourists to the International Space Station and the tourists can take videos too
Edit: I didnt watch the whole video, I didnt do much research, just watched one video by some random youtuber so sorry if what I said isn’t true in some aspects or in whole.
https://youtu.be/HkUksxJrdmc = vid of that youtuber “These events will happen in Asia in 2019”
BLAH BLAH BLAH..... Is all its been for years now. The fact that this video promotes one of the biggest lies ever fed to the people (challenger disaster) tells me it'll all be BLAH BLAH BLAH Wen the time comes.
Ofc, ofc. Yet we can't go to the moon in 2018, hahahahaha, everyone who buys this ridiculous shit deserves to be a slave, deserves to be what he is. xD Check out Don Pettit, hahahah! Pure comedy, these AstroNOTs! :D
EARTH will remain the best place to live and visit for long time. ther is nothing better then EARTH for now as our space travel limit is very short. maybe max to the Moon and back
.such a fuking bad argument to go out in space cuz earth is already mostly discovered. that guy said he had all the fun in the world? his face dosnt tell me that. is such a bad way to advertise this. they should get a rich famous guy to say that and i would belive it. but nobody even the richest guys are not bored on earth. if they are, wait for getting old and die, or suicide yourself and go in heaven/hell if you dont like earth.
While I call bullshit on this new promise of space tourism within the year AGAIN, I am truly rooting for it. What I don't get is the complete ignorance of the comments on this thread composed by jealous jackasses that use pollution as a means of denigrating this profound endeavor. Go sit in the corner when these flights do launch as you're clearly too stupid to appreciate what you'd be witnessing.
without rich inventors and patrons we would not have the fine art of the renaissance or most research programs in science. f**king commies always pissing on any form of capitalism when it works. Unless you reward innovation and risk-taking you wont get jack in the form of advancement. Yes people with cash tend to pay the costs of any advances.
it takes people like Branson, Ford, Edison, Wozniak, Gates, Musk, Sikorsky, Kelly Johnson (skunk works) and other great businessmen and visionaries -- driven businessmen and engineers like them build the world we live in today.
A bunch of whiners isnt going to change that anytime soon.
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Please let's keep it real. It won't be open to the masses. It will be open to the elites and until such a time we close the gap here on earth, nothing will ever change in the future. If broadening our horizons in space by means of human presence helps to close that gap here on earth ... the I am all for it despite the slow transition. I hope those that go up early on have a great time and go on to become better humans for it.
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