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Top 10 Space Tourist Hot Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 04.24.2015 | Travel
Cheapflights

The allure of space travel and exploring the cosmos has enchanted tourists for decades. The Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik 1, an artificial satellite, in 1957 is credited with starting the "space race;" and the world's interest in space exploration skyrocketed.

British Soprana In Space

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

Famed British soprano Sarah Brightman is planning a concert in space. The "Phantom of the Opera" star announced her unusual booking in a press con...

Entrepreneurs Conquer Space In New Era Of DIY Exploration

XPRIZE | Posted 09.26.2012 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom is the VP of Operations for Singularity University. She spent two decades in the private space sector...

Space Needle To Send Tourists Into Orbit

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

Seattle's Space Needle is turning fifty and the building's owners are planning to celebrate by holding an elaborate raffle-cum-contest for a free spac...

Weightless Training Over Moscow

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

In Russia, you can experience simulated bursts of weightlessness (parabolic flight) in an old Ilyushin 76 cargo plane -- the same aircraft in which Russian cosmonauts train.

Supersonic Flight Catastrophe in South Africa, One Year Later

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

"Jim, if I say, 'EJECT, EJECT, EJECT,' and you don't pull this immediately, nothing but a smoking hole will be left in the space next to you." Test pilot Dave Stock is pointing to the ejection chord under my seat.

Space Mission: Shoot'em All!

www.mochiads.com | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Join lots of people all over the world in this active and fresh space adventure! - Try new shooting game! The hottest Geometry Wars-style action seen in a Flash game! Shoot those space mutants. Your aim is to shoot on pips around you and not to let them ram your ship!

Flight School: Star City Personal Logistics

Esther Dyson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esther Dyson

You wouldn't believe it based on the traffic, but most Muscovites don't have cars. The challenge is the kilometer-plus from the Prophy (where I live) to the gate of Star City.

UK Paper: Passenger Space Travel By Middle Of Next Decade

Daily Telegraph | David Millward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sydney could be only two and a half hours away and it could take less time to get to Tokyo than it does to take a train from London to Manchester. Wa...

Release 0.9: Back to (Flight) School

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Esther Dyson

I'll try play it cool as I mention casually that I'm about to start training as a backup cosmonaut for Charles Simonyi, who will be making his second trip into space this coming March.

How Does Google Founder's Spaceflight Affect Shareholders?

Bnet.com | Larry Dignan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the book, Office Mate, authors Stephanie Losee and Helaine Olen explain how it's possible, even preferable, to meet your lifelong romantic partner ...

Google Space: Sergey Brin Makes Down Payment On Soyuz Space Flight

New York Times | John Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Space tourists are getting their own ride. Space Adventures, a Virginia company that arranges passage for wealthy explorers to ride on Russian Soyuz r...