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The International Space Station will now welcome tourists

by Futures Centre, Jun 11
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From 2020, tourists will be able to visit Nasa’s International Space Station (ISS) from $35,000 USD per night.

The space agency announced that they will allow two private astronaut missions per year, each for up to 30 days. Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Boeing have been hired by Nasa to provide commercial space travel, these companies will be responsible for determining crew and ensuring that the private astronauts meet the medical and training requirements for space travel. Furthermore, they can charge their desired fee which is expected to be upwards of $60 million USD per flight.

 

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