It’s easy to get swept away by the romance of space travel. From the moon landing to the mania surrounding the Mars One fiasco, humans tend to indulge their wildest fantasies in the cosmos. But aerospace has a dirty secret.
Ticket prices won’t be the only way that space tourism will be expensive.
Because the billionaire race to space has cheapened space—ironically, considering how much money has been spent. It has taken something few have experienced and made it gimmicky.
The first 100 passengers are set to visit the space station in 2025, which is just around the corner.