A render of AxStation, the first private space station being designed and built by Axiom Space. It is one of several space tourism projects in development.  Photo: Axiom Space A render of AxStation, the first private space station being designed and built by Axiom Space. It is one of several space tourism projects in development.  Photo: Axiom Space
A render of AxStation, the first private space station being designed and built by Axiom Space. It is one of several space tourism projects in development.  Photo: Axiom Space
Space

Space tourism: with Elon Musk’s SpaceX sending first civilians into low-Earth orbit this year, ambitious plans are being hatched

  • SpaceX has sold four multimillion-dollar charter flights to space, and Virgin Galactic has begun training 600 customers for its planned space flights
  • Other companies plan to launch space hotels, and a balloon-like capsule for space day trips, before the decade is out. Is space tourism going mainstream?

Topic |   Space
A render of AxStation, the first private space station being designed and built by Axiom Space. It is one of several space tourism projects in development.  Photo: Axiom Space A render of AxStation, the first private space station being designed and built by Axiom Space. It is one of several space tourism projects in development.  Photo: Axiom Space
A render of AxStation, the first private space station being designed and built by Axiom Space. It is one of several space tourism projects in development.  Photo: Axiom Space
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