#Space Tourism

Lift-Off Granted: Remote Shetland Isle to Host Britain’s First Vertical Rocket Launches

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The UK space industry has gained a new extraterrestrial gateway in an ancient North Atlantic outpost. SaxaVord Spaceport, located on the northernmost island of the remote Shetland archipelago, has just become the first British site to receive a license for commercial vertical space launches. This milestone approval from...

Space Perspective – High Altitude shows off ‘Space Lounge’

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A new space tourism startup Space Perspective has revealed the designs for its “Space Lounge” cabin. Space Perspective hope the lounge will ascend well into the Earth’s atmosphere, but unlike other space tourism ventures it will do this hanging from a massive balloon. The capsule will stop at...

Branson preps for ‘extraordinary’ Space flight today

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British Engineering icon Sir Richard Branson is set to realise his life's ambition to fly to the edge of space today. Branson is set to board his Virgin Galactic rocket plane today and blasts off to boundary of space - 50 miles above the Earths surface. Officially Branson...