Space Tourism is Coming…Eventually; For Now, Please Fork Over $30 Million

To Space [Tourism] and Beyond
The National

“Two things are guaranteed to capture the imagination of children, according to Eric Anderson: space and dinosaurs. And one of the two will become a lot more important in the coming decades.

“The age of considering children naive for dreaming of becoming an astronaut is coming to an end. When reaching adulthood, a child born today will enter a world where the commercial exploration of space is a trillion-dollar business employing millions of people.

“If things go to plan, they could get a job with Space Adventures, the company Mr [Eric] Anderson founded in 1998. He hopes to see it become a service provider to government and commercial space programmes around the world, while also turning a lucrative trade in taking people to the moon and beyond.”