2021 has marked an important milestone in space industry development, as three companies started taking space tourists across the Karman line. With three private launchers, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, and SpaceX, officially certified to carry out space tourism trips, the age of accessible space is truly upon us.
While space tourists now have to pay thousands, if not millions, of dollars for a single trip, the technology tends to become more affordable. So eventually, more people could get the opportunity to see our home planet from orbit. And while NASA will no longer be issuing astronaut wings for commercial space tourists, the opportunity is still exciting.
Here, you can follow all the latest news on space tourism flights and the companies that offer them.