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Jeff Bezos, the richest man on Earth, will head into suborbital space on Tuesday. He’ll be the second billionaire to take such a journey this month, getting narrowly beat out by Richard Branson, who recently took an hour-long rocket trip to the edge of space.

Virgin Galactic delays commercial launch of space tourism service

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Virgin Galactic has delayed the commercial launch of its sub-orbital space tourism service due to supply chain and labor issues. News space tourism Virgin Galactic

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Virgin Galactic video showcases its pricey space tourism service

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A new video shows exactly what Virgin Galactic's high-paying space tourism passengers can expect when climbing aboard its Unity spaceplane next year. News space space tourism Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic’s space tourism ticket price rockets skyward

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Ahead of the launch of a commercial space tourism service next year, Virgin Galactic has nearly doubled the cost of a seat on its space plane. News space space tourism Virgin Galactic vss unity

Blue Origin reveals current highest bid for space tourism ride

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Blue Origin has revealed the highest bid so far in its ongoing auction for the first seat on its maiden space tourism ride. News blue origin new shepard space space tourism

NASA’s first space tourism mission to ISS delayed

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The launch of NASA’s first space tourism flight to the International Space Station has been delayed by two days and is now set for launch on Friday, April 8. News ax-1 axiom space International Space Station ISS NASA space Space Station space tourism

How to watch NASA’s first space tourism launch to the ISS on Wednesday

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NASA is about to embark on its first space tourism mission to the International Space Station, and you can watch the entire event as it happens. News ax-1 axiom space International Space Station ISS NASA Space Station space tourism spacx

This luxury capsule is competing for space tourism customers

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News balloon flight space space perspective space tourismFlorida-based Space Perspective is planning to use a giant hydrogen-filled balloon for the trip of a lifetime high above the clouds.

Ax-1 space tourism mission to ISS needs good weather to launch

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NASA needs good weather for the launch of its first space tourism mission to the International Space Station on Friday. News ax-1 axiom space ISS NASA Space Station space tourism SpaceX

Blue Origin highlights reel celebrates its first space tourism flight of 2022

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Watch Blue Origin's video showing highlights from its first space tourism mission of 2022, which took six paying passengers to more than 62 miles above Earth. News blue origin new shepard ns-20 space tourism

First space tourism mission arrives at International Space Station

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The first fully private space tourism mission has arrived at the International Space Station. News Axiom ISS space

Virgin Galactic video offers detailed look at its space tourism ride

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Virgin Galactic has released a new video showing off its sub-orbital space tourism ride in greater detail than ever before. News space space tourism sub-orbital space Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic reveals how many $450K seats it’s sold for space tourism ride

Digital Trends

News space space tourism Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic has revealed how many people have so far paid its raised ticket price of $450,000 for a trip to the edge of space.

NASA delays launch of its first space tourism mission to ISS

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organized space tourism trip to the International Space Station by about a month. News ax-1 axiom space NASA space space tourismSeveral issues have prompted NASA and Axiom Space to delay the first U.S.-organized

Iceland Skewers Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse With New Tourism Ad

GizModo VR

Iceland released a new tourism ad on Thursday, poking fun at Facebook’s (sorry, Meta ’s) recent promises for how we’re all going to live in the future.

Virgin Galactic delays the launch of its commercial space tourism service

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Virgin Galactic has revealed that it is delaying the launch of its commercial space tourism service until the end of 2022. News Richard Branson space tourism Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Chairman Cashes Out Entire Personal Stake in Space Tourism Company

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The chairman of space tourism company Virgin Galactic, Chamath Palihapitiya, has sold his entire personal stake in the company for $211 million, according to a new regulatory filing with the SEC made public on Friday and first noticed by Bloomberg News.

Watch this cinematic trailer for NASA’s first ISS tourism mission

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Check out this cinematic trailer promoting NASA's first tourism trip to the International Space Station, set for launch next week. News ax-1 axiom space ISS Space Station space tourism

Virgin Galactic opens ticket sales for space tourism ride

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Virgin Galactic has opened a new phase of ticket sales for its suborbital space tourism ride. But the price of a seat is eye-watering.

Blue Origin is about to launch ticket sales for its space tourism adventure

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It's been a long time coming, but Blue Origin looks set to finally launch ticket sales for its sub-orbital space tourism adventure. News blue origin Jeff Bezos new shepard space tourism space tourist

Blue Origin set to reveal highest bid so far in space tourism auction

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News blue origin new shepard space flight space tourismBlue Origin is about to send its first-ever customer on a sub-orbital space trip. But the seat can only be secured via an auction.

How to watch Blue Origin’s third space tourism flight on Saturday

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Blue Origin will launch its third space tourism flight on Saturday, with the capsule filled to capacity for the first time. News blue origin space space tourism sub-orbital space

Virgin Galactic’s test flight of space tourism craft fails to reach space

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News breaking twitter space space tourism Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic's first crewed test flight of its SpaceShipTwo Unity craft from Spaceport America in New Mexico has failed to reach the boundary of space.

NASA delays launch of its first tourism mission to ISS

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NASA has delayed the launch of its first space tourism mission by several days and it will now get underway on Wednesday, April 6. News axiom space ISS NASA Space Station SpaceX

Watch highlights of Blue Origin’s space tourism rehearsal

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Blue Origin took another step toward space tourism flights on Wednesday with a successful test flight that also included crew rehearsals. News blue origin new shepard Rockets space space tourism

Blue Origin names the date for its first-ever space tourism flight

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News blue origin new shepard Rockets space space tourismBlue Origin has finally announced the date for the first crewed flight of its New Shepard rocket, and one seat is available for its first-ever space tourist.

Seat on Blue Origin’s first space tourism flight goes for $28 million

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A buyer has bid a massive $28 million for a seat on the first crewed test flight by Blue Origin, the space tourism company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. News blue origin space space tourism

Air New Zealand Takes Wraps Off Magic Leap One Adventure Tourism Game

Next Reality AR

The thrill and excitement of great tourism generally requires visitors to take part in the country's local fare in person. But Air New Zealand's new augmented reality experience for the Magic Leap One gives visitors an immersive taste of what the country has to offer without ever setting foot in the country. Revealed on Wednesday at the L.E.A.P.

Jeff Bezos to ride a rocket to space on Blue Origin’s first tourism flight

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced he'll be riding his New Shepard rocket to space on July 20 in Blue Origin's first-ever space tourism trip. News blue origin Jeff Bezos space

Fancy a free seat on SpaceX’s first space tourism mission?

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SpaceX has announced Inspiration4, a space tourism adventure that will take four people into Earth orbit later this year. News inspiration4 space space tourism SpaceXAnd there are free seats available.

Gamification in Tourism?—?Benefits & Use Cases

ARVR

Gamification in Tourism?—?Benefits Benefits & Use Cases The tourism industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors by the COVID-19 crisis. What is Gamification Tourism? We already talked quite a bit about gamification in tourism, so let’s focus on the hospitality sector.

Virtual Tourism Takes You to the Palace of Versailles

EON Reality

Experience virtual tourism at the Palace of Versailles on the AVR Platform. The post Virtual Tourism Takes You to the Palace of Versailles appeared first on EON Reality. Once the epicenter of French royalty, the Palace of Versailles was built to impress.

Broaden your horizons with 7 travel and tourism courses on sale

Mashable VR

If watching The Flight Attendant has revved up your ambition to travel the world — whether as part of the travel and tourism industry or as a personal bucket-list item — here’s a deal that might interest you.

Failte Ireland using VR to boost tourism

Hypergrid Business

Failte Ireland, Ireland’s tourism authority, is using virtual reality experiences to promote the region to tourists and will expand the project to trade and industry partners so they can promote their own tourist activities.... ... Features Ireland tourism virtual tourism

Memory Capture & Virtual Tourism for the Benefit of Those with Physical Disabilities

Road to VR

Roy is doing a sort of virtual tourism that is enabling other people with impaired mobility to get a taste of the different experiences that he’s having. The post Memory Capture & Virtual Tourism for the Benefit of Those with Physical Disabilities appeared first on Road to VR. 360 Video Voices of VR Podcast VR Podcasts Memory capture Physical Disability Roy Sherrill virtual tourism

How to watch NASA's first space tourism launch to the ISS

Mashable VR

Rich space tourists are about to embark on their first venture to the ISS — and you can watch them as they blast off.

Exclusive: George Takei talks video game voice acting and space tourism dreams

Digital Trends

In this exclusive interview, legendary actor George Takei discusses his latest voice-acting project, his unique history, and his space tourism aspirations.