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Currently the only variant to visit the cosmos is to go to the International Space Station The only way to visit the ISS is to go there aboard a Russian Soyuz (spacecraft). Note: you must go through some training before this. The price is up to $40 000 000 (and $15 000 000 more to go to open space). In the near future the Russian company RosCosmos is going ...


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Unfortunately since 1972, travel to the moon has been non-existent, tourism or business. Currently the best bets to get yourself to the moon are with the USA, the European Space Agency and China - all have serious space programs with intentions to return, but are in no hurry - indeed the European Space Agency prefers robotic missions in general. NASA was ...


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Virgin Galactic is now saying it will be in 2013 ( http://m.engadget.com/2012/07/15/richard-branson-confirms-virgin-galactics-first-space-tourism-f/ and http://www.virgingalactic.com/news/item/xxx/ ) and $200,000 per person. I have no affiliation; a friend of mine is on the waiting list. As http://www.virgingalactic.com/booking/ explains, your choices are to ...


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You could enjoy a four-day tour to Baikonur for the low, low price of 3790 EUR1. These are organized to coincide with a planned launch from the station, so you'll be able to combine this with some sightseeing around the cosmodrome. The package is said to include: Transport between the Airports and your hotel Visa support A guide (English, French, Spanish, ...


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With the privatisation of space travel business, there are some interesting projects in pipeline. Check the below links: Virgin Galactic - Richard Branson's Virgin Group Venture Blue Origin - Jeff Bezos' (Amazon CEO) venture Space Elevator List of private spaceflight companies


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Space tourism has been taking place since 2001 The first real space tourist1 was Dennis Tito, spending a week on the ISS in mid-2001. The trip cost him about $20 million US and was organized by Space Adventures, who organized a total of 8 trips for 7 tourists (Charles Simonyi went twice) to the ISS between 2001 and 2009. All trips were made aboard Soyuz-TMA ...


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A company, Golden Spike, offers bookings for lunar tours in the next decade. According to news articles, the fee is as low as $1.4 billion.



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