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Joan Collins labels celebrity space tourism ‘foolish’ – but who else plans to go?

It’s part of a growing trend of celebrities jumping aboard a project that scientists are concerned is harmful to our planet’s resources.

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Another Historic Week in Space

William Shatner, the actor most known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise, has become the oldest human to visit space.

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The normalization of space tourism

For a brief moment last Wednesday, there were two professional actors in space at the same time.

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Prince William criticises space race and tourism’s new frontier

Duke of Cambridge says world’s greatest minds need to focus on trying to fix the Earth instead

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Space Perspective Raises $40m to Bring Tourists to Space

In a Series A financing round announced Thursday, commercial space flight company Space Perspective raised $40 million from investors, making it the first space balloon startup to collect so much capital.

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The Launch Of Landsat 9 Was Overshadowed By The Space Tourism Frenzy – What You Need To Know

In recent months, there has been quite the media buzz about space tourists being lofted into space (or suborbital space). Unfortunately, other important launches do not garner the same level of attention.

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Shatner terrified of space

William Shatner: ‘I’m Captain Kirk and I’m terrified about going into space!’

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Look familiar? Chinese space tourism firm unveils new rocket that appears to have been heavily-inspired by SpaceX and Blue Origin’s spacecraft

China has long been accused of intellectual property theft, which has cost the US $225 billion to $600 billion a year

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is launching William Shatner on October tourist spaceflight

The launch is planned for Oct. 12, with the crew of four also including Planet Labs co-founder Chris Boshuizen and Medidata cofounder Glen de Vries.

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Commercial space travel is here. Now what?

he commercial space industry is about transitioning the space industry from one solely supported by the government to something self-sufficient, with private enterprises investing in rockets, equipment and experiments in space.

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Company plans to take passengers to edge of space in a balloon

In the latest twist in the space tourism race, a company is planning to take paying passengers to the edge of space using a massive balloon instead of a rocket. NBC’s Tom Costello got an exclusive tour at the Worldview Space Port in Tucson, Arizona.

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Out-of-this-world: incredible space museums and experiences

As space tourism looks closer than ever to becoming a reality, there are still plenty of out-of-this world experiences you can have without leaving the planet – and for a fraction of the price, too.