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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.

Things to know about the space tourism industry
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Things to know about the space tourism industry

Space tourism projects leaped off the drawing board when a $10 million prize was offered as an incentive for private development of manned rockets, but it took years to make a winner. Many more years have passed since, but the only space tourists have been a few wealthy people who paid millions of dollars for trips aboard Russian rockets to the International Space Station.

Despite SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic to resume tests in 2015
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Despite SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic to resume tests in 2015

Despite the SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic will resume tests on its spaceships by 2015.

Spaceport - Will They Come?
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Spaceport - Will They Come?

New Mexico Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson says it will be New Mexico's Sydney Opera House. Virgin Galactic Chairman Richard Branson...

Shell out 100 mn if you wish to visit the Moon
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Shell out 100 mn if you wish to visit the Moon

Customers will first dock with one of the space stations in low-Earth orbit. From there they will be blasted into the Moon's orbit, taking them 234,000 miles from home.

Spaceport America makes science fiction dreams a reality
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Spaceport America makes science fiction dreams a reality

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic opens the world’s first commercial spaceport in New Mexico; WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo celebrate with dramatic fly-past.

Spaceport America makes science fiction dreams a reality
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Spaceport America makes science fiction dreams a reality

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic opens the world's first commercial spaceport in New Mexico; WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo celebrate with dramatic fly-past.