Space Tourism

  1. April 28, 2001: Dennis Tito
  2. April 25, 2002:  Mark Shuttleworth
  3. October 2005: Gregory Olsen
  4. September 20, 2006: Anousheh Ansari
  5. April 2007: Charles Simonyi
  6. October 2008: Richard Garriott
  7. March 2009; Charles Simonyi
    • Second trip for Charles
    • Abut 11 days on the ISS
    • Soyuz TMA-14
    • Unknown amount
  8. September 2009: Guy Laliberté
  9. Pete Svarrior
    • Not yet, but maybe in the future.

 

Future plans:

  • Virgin Galactic’s goal is to fly passengers to space.
    • “More than 600 people from 58 countries, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and pop star Justin Bieber, have paid or put down deposits to fly on one of Virgin’s suborbital flights.”
    • 90 minute flight
    • $250,000 per ticket
    • Weightless for several minutes
    • Beth Moses is Virgin Galactic’s chief astronaut instructor
    • She traveled to space on February 22, 2019
  • SpaceX sold 6-8 tickets to Yusaku Maezawa for a trip around the moon tentatively schedule for 2023