A Reuters report this morning has given us an advanced window on the price of entry for Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space tourism offering, with two sources suggesting a single ticket will cost between $200,000 and $300,000. Blue Origin is an independent company that Bezos founded to work on space travel, and its New Shepard vehicle is a rocket with a passenger capsule attached at the tip, intended primarily to facilitate the fancies of well-off tourists.
Offering six reclining seats accompanied by large windows to soak up the sights of going to the edge of space, the New Shepard will provide its riders with a few minutes’ worth of weightlessness and a view of the curvature of the Earth. Good both for Instagram addicts and flat Earth…
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Author: Vlad Savov
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