Space Tourism: A Round Trip Ticket To The Space Station Costs $50 Million

Posted on June 11, 2019 7:37 pm

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NASA has announced it will open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial business, permitting anyone who pays an estimated $50 million for a round trip ticket plus $35,000 per night, to stay in space, reported USA Today.

“We are announcing the ability for private astronauts to visit the space station on U.S. vehicles and for companies to engage in commercial profit-making activities,” said Jeff DeWit, NASA’s chief financial advisor, at a press conference last Friday at NASDAQ headquarters in New York.

Since the Space Transportation System (STS) ended in 2011, NASA has partnered with Boeing and