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Hundreds of space tourists in training to experience minutes of weightlessness in space
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Hundreds of space tourists in training to experience minutes of weightlessness in space

National Aerospace Training and Research Center conducts training program that lasts two days and includes classroom instruction and tests in a centrifuge.

Inspiration4: All-civilian crew on SpaceX's first privately-funded flight to orbit, revealed
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Inspiration4: All-civilian crew on SpaceX's first privately-funded flight to orbit, revealed

The two new passengers are Sian Proctor, a community college educator and Chris Sembroski, a former Air Force missile man.

Billionaire invites applicants to fill eight free seats on SpaceX flight around the Moon
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Billionaire invites applicants to fill eight free seats on SpaceX flight around the Moon

Criteria for applicants: be ready to 'push the envelope' creatively, and help other crew members do the same.

SpaceX, US billionaire tie up for first 'all-civilian' flight to orbit slated for late 2021
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SpaceX, US billionaire tie up for first 'all-civilian' flight to orbit slated for late 2021

The Dragon capsule had become the first spacecraft to be certified by NASA since the Space Shuttle nearly 40 years ago.

First private space crew to pay USD 55 mn each to fly to space station on SpaceX rocket
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First private space crew to pay USD 55 mn each to fly to space station on SpaceX rocket

These paying customers intend to perform science research in orbit, as well as educational outreach, according to

Virgin Orbit rocket launched from 747 wing deploys nine CubeSats in successful second attempt
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Virgin Orbit rocket launched from 747 wing deploys nine CubeSats in successful second attempt

The rocket’s upper stage coasted for some time, reignited to circularize its orbit, and later deployed the nine CubeSats.

Blue Origin successfully tests its New Shepard rocket for space tourism flights
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Blue Origin successfully tests its New Shepard rocket for space tourism flights

Blue Origin previously unveiled the capsule's interior, showing six seats, portholes, and a futuristic cabin with swish lighting.

Virgin Galactic, NASA to work jointly on private tourism, space station visits
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Virgin Galactic, NASA to work jointly on private tourism, space station visits

For NASA, private partnerships with companies like Virgin Galactic and SpaceX are helping revive its own human missions.

SpaceShipTwo: Virgin Galactic's second passenger spacecraft completes major build milestone
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SpaceShipTwo: Virgin Galactic's second passenger spacecraft completes major build milestone

While they are yet to set a date to start commercial operations, Virgin Galactic has said it anticipates doing so in 2020.

NASA to commercialize ISS, let private organisations fund it, free funds for Mars
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NASA to commercialize ISS, let private organisations fund it, free funds for Mars

Each mission to the ISS will last for atleast 30 days and cost $58 million for a round trip,

NASA is looking into ways for space tourism to be a reality in lower Earth orbit
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NASA is looking into ways for space tourism to be a reality in lower Earth orbit

NASA wants the International Space Station to be used for commercial purposes as well as for research.

Virgin Galactic rocket soars to edge of space getting closer to space tourism
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Virgin Galactic rocket soars to edge of space getting closer to space tourism

Some of Virgin Galactic’s ticket holders have been waiting over 14 years for their trip.

First commercial space station for tourism featured in an epic new trailer
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First commercial space station for tourism featured in an epic new trailer

The rotating space station will allow for tourism as well as low-gravity needed for scientific experiments.

Blue Origin set to launch tenth unmanned test of New Shepard rocket 23 January
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Blue Origin set to launch tenth unmanned test of New Shepard rocket 23 January

The rocket is designed to carry up to 6 people on a journey lasting 11 minutes start to finish.

Virgin Galactic gears up to reach space soon with its tourism rocket ship
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Virgin Galactic gears up to reach space soon with its tourism rocket ship

If successful, Virgin Galactic would be a major step toward the dream of commercial space tourism.

NASA announces expansion into commercial manned missions to Moon and Mars
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NASA announces expansion into commercial manned missions to Moon and Mars

NASA wants to expand its human & robot missions to Mars & the moon with "Space Exploration Campaign".

Fly me to the Moon: A roundup of what everyone in space-tourism business is up to
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Fly me to the Moon: A roundup of what everyone in space-tourism business is up to

Here is a glimpse into the projects looking to put people in space, and what they involve.

Want to go to space for your next trip? You only need Rs. 2,56,07,60,000, that's two hundred and fifty six crores only
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Want to go to space for your next trip? You only need Rs. 2,56,07,60,000, that's two hundred and fifty six crores only

The space module will have a 16-inch big window in the lounge and a porthhole of 9-inch in the private rooms.

Stephen Hawking has accepted an offer by Richard Branson to visit space aboard a Virgin Galactic ship
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Stephen Hawking has accepted an offer by Richard Branson to visit space aboard a Virgin Galactic ship

Hawking revealed that Richard Branson had offered Hawking a seat on board the Virgin Galactic, and Hawking had accepted the offer immediately.