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"It's like an upside-down bungee jump"

Ted Balaker
March 18, 2006, 7:58pm

That's how Jon Logsdon of the Space Policy Institute describes what a trip into suborbital space will feel like. Tourists could be catapulted into space as early as next year and Futron, a Bethesda, Md.-based aerospace consulting firm, estimates that revenues in the space tourism industry could exceed $1 billion a year by 2021. Who will be taking us into space? We've heard a lot about the Rutan-Branson team behind Virgin Galactic, but there will be other companies too: Article here. Thanks to Don for the tip. Related: My interview with Burt Rutan.

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