Does a round trip to space sound good to you? Well, there is some good news for you. No, you don’t have to walk to the nearest cinema to watch a star war movie to relive your dreams. This is because space tourism has kicked off in the recent years. There are people willing to splurge $20 million for one round trip and relive the dreams of their lives. If all this makes your jaw drop, then you could be the next one making the trip.
People who have already queued up for space tourism know that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. For these people, coughing up an estimated $20 million on a space trip is worth it. For a majority of people wishing to travel to space, it is still too expensive. Obviously. Since there is high demand and low supply (space expeditions), the list for the upcoming years is full. When technology advances further, this is when the average person can dream of making it to space.
Why would you pay an astronomical fee for a round trip to space?
Fame and bragging rights. You get to be among the 550 people who have already gone to space. And of course you’ll get to savor the experience for the rest of your life. Thus, you can be sure of getting full coverage by both electronic and print media. Also, you could even write a book about your experience and become even more famous!
While there is so much to look forward in a round trip space voyage, you will need to train to be ready. Also, remember, you need to have lots of courage to embark such a long journey. To get accustomed to space conditions, you will need to through extensive training. Then you need to control your fear. Thus, if you’re one that suffers from cluster phobia then this trip may not be good for you.
There is no denying the fact that humans are closer than they have ever been to travel to space on a regular basis. We are curious creatures who like to wonder into the unknown. Space tourism will explode in the coming years. We will soon see a new frontier opened for further exploration. Are you ready to travel to space?