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Space Agents are one of the avenues that someone may take to place a deposit for a Virgin Galactic flight.
Some excerts from an interview with a certified space agent Kristy Adler:
The main interest come from either adventure seeks ("been there, done that" crowd) or space fanactics. Mostly males have shown interest. Interest...
"Over the next decade Space Adventures will fly more people to space than have made the journey since the dawn of the Space Age. Our clients will fly on suborbital flights, on voyages to Earth orbit and on historic expeditions that circumnavigate the moon. Flights will leave from spaceports both on Earth and in space, visiting private space...
From the economics to design to viability, what are the physical and sociological mechanisms behind space tourism?
A once govermental and scientific enterprise -- space travel -- is quickly becoming a private, pleasure-oriented commercial industry. Where did this come from and where is it going?
As space tourism enters the tourism market, efforts are made that it becomes profitable with upside and growth potiential. The Space Tourism Society aims to do just that by introducting logical goals and solutions to the private enterprise of space tourism.
Basically, space tourism is promoted as the ultimate adventure experience. Of the people polled, only 21 percent feel the need for a 'space hotel' but of those 21 percent, they would want to stay for up to 2 weeks.
My good friend Olly from Without Hyphens has meme-tagged me. This particular meme-tag is of Olly's own creation, and it's a pretty good one too! Check it out:
I got to thinking recently about the idea that all of us, as humans, have principles we live by daily. These aren’t your over-arching beliefs necessarily, but rather the things that you...
One man's quest to save us from our worst enemy...ourselves.
Written and directed by Joshua Taylor Sprinkling, Can Kadir Sucuoglu, and Giullermina Chiu. In association with Rene Daalder of Space Collective, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture.
Saving Humanity (aka "The World is too Dumb") from Joshua...
Recently I've come to appreciate Neuromancer in a whole new way. For the longest time I thought of the book as too abstract and a little slow, as opposed to Neil Stephenson's Snow Crash, which gave so much detail about the Metaverse you could sit down and begin programming it. I always thought the difference was that Gibson couldn't imagine what...