DailyDirt: Going Up Into Space Soon

Traveling to the edge of space isn't easy. Sure, we can send up small things like a digital camera with a few helium-filled weather balloons, but a whole person is quite a bit more difficult (especially if the person wants to return to Earth safely). Fortunately, there are a few companies that are working on space tourism, and space tourists could help fund the development of a growing number of commercial space services. Here are just a few links related to putting people in space. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: astronauts, china, space, space station, space tourism
Companies: virgin galactic


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