The space race has taken new meaning with the possibility of mere mortals (albeit wealthy ones) to hop on the next flight to the edge of space, or even Mars, as a new form of tourism. Soon, our next vacation plans might include an option to purchase a six- to seven-figure ticket for suborbital travel.
From Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic July 11 flight, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin July 20 launch, to a future Elon Musk SpaceX liftoff, there’s no stopping these visionaries from exploring the newest frontier.
Florida’s Kennedy Space Center is the expected site for September’s all-civilian SpaceX flight.
– Christina Johnson, The OJT 100