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Space tourism economics – financing and regulating trips to the final frontier

Space tourism economics – financing and regulating trips to the final frontier Shutterstock Loizos Heracleous, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick American engineer and businessman Dennis Tito paid US$20m in 2001 to become the world’s first official space tourist. He travelled to the International Space Station (ISS) on a Russian…

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We’ll soon have ten times more satellites in orbit – here’s what that means

We’ll soon have ten times more satellites in orbit – here’s what that means Houston we have a surfeit. 3Dsculptor Christopher Newman, Northumbria University, Newcastle The Iridium-7 mission has successfully launched from the Vandenberg air force base in California, placing the latest ten satellites from the American company’s second-generation network…

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Private companies are launching a new space race – here’s what to expect

Private companies are launching a new space race – here’s what to expect satellite. Pixabay, CC BY-SA Monica Grady, The Open University The space race between the USA and Russia started with a beep from the Sputnik satellite exactly 60 years ago (October 4, 1957) and ended with a handshake…

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