There has been an important development regarding the realization of space tourism. SpaceX shook hands with Space Adventures for space tourism. As part of the agreement, flights will start to bring tourists to orbit the world next year.
Space tourists will travel with SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule. Space Adventures plans to help organize a four-person flight at Crew Dragon. The company in question organized 8 tourist trips to the International Space Station (ISS) between 2001-2009.
SpaceX signs Space Adventures for space tourism
According to Space Adventures, tourists can go to space in late 2021. Eric Anderson, the company’s president, said that Crew Dragon, which will carry space tourists, will rise 2-3 times higher than the ISP’s height.
Virginia-based space tourism company previously sent wealthy people to Russia’s International Space Station with Soyuz rockets. These include the entrepreneur and space investor Cirque du Soleil, and Guy Laliberté, co-founder of the Canadian-based arts community Cirque du Soleil. The price of each of the missions cost about $ 20 million.
“This historic mission will create a way to enable spaceflight for all the people who dream of it,” said Spacewyn President Gwynne Shotwell. he spoke.
It is not yet known how much the tourists who will fly with the Crew Dragon capsule will pay.