Monday, July 11, 2011
Consider the future of something totally different--recreational space activities. Is it feasible for millions of people to enjoy only what a select few now experience. There have been isolated situations where millionaires hop aboard a Russian ship and stay for a while at the ISS. Initially, would it be possible to offer low orbit trips or build a hotel in the sky for a weekend adventure? Romance in zero gravity? A few hours in a space suit, tethered to the space station, just floating and looking? Long range situations are just that...long range, but low orbit vacations may not be that far away.
General Public Space Travel and Tourism - Volume 1 Executive Summary"
General Public Space Travel and Tourism - Volume 2 Executive Summary
Here come the pesky, ubiquitous attorneys to spoil everything.
The Legal Regime for Private Activities in Outer Space