Space Tourism.

Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

11 November 2022

Emirates is laying the ground to become a space tourism hub

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is yet another country investing on space tourism, hoping to become a hub and to attract worldwide citizens to be launched […]
8 November 2022

Virgin Galactic announces roadmap for its space tourist Delta ship

Commercial flights to space with Virgin Galactic have been delayed but the space tourism company is laying plans for frequent private flights as of 2026. 1. […]
25 October 2022

Want to go to space with Virgin Galactic? Here’s your to-do list

The crash and explosion of Blue Origin’s unmanned rocket in September has once again flagged the dangers of space travel. But the two main rivals in […]
24 October 2022

Space X’s Polaris Dawn spacewalk postponed

The first commercial spacewalk, scheduled for late 2022, has been postponed to March 2023 at the earliest, the Polaris Program website has announced. The private Polaris […]
18 October 2022

Venus robotic balloon prototype aces test flights

NASA has been testing a prototype aerobot balloon to study Venus’ atmosphere. 1. Preparing for Venus A prototype for a balloon designed to cruise through the […]
17 October 2022

82-year-old space tourist to fly around moon with SpaceX

Earth’s original space tourist, Dennis Tito, now in his eighties, is planning to return to space and fly around the Moon with Elon Musk’s Starship. Tito […]
13 October 2022

William Shatner recalls death vision on travelling to space

One year after travelling to space, 91-year-old William Shatner, the actor who played Captain Kirk in Star Trek, describes a death vision in his new book. […]
7 October 2022

How to make space sustainable by tackling space debris

Space has been the ultimate frontier until manned spaceflights ventured to the unknown. Today, nearly 5 thousand satellites orbit around the Earth and commercial space tourism […]
4 October 2022

Space junk worries prompt new action by NASA

NASA and the U.S. Congress are facing up to the threat of space debris. 3,000 dead satellites litter Earth’s orbit, alongside 34,000 bits of space junk […]
3 October 2022

SpaceX takes first Native American woman to space in October

SpaceX‘s Crew-5 mission will be commanded by Nicole Mann, who will become the first Native American woman to go to space. Mann has been an astronaut […]
28 September 2022

Meet the first champagne bottle designed for space travel

The Reims, France-based company has decided to send its famous bubbles, which symbolises celebration and the art of living, into space. 1. Mumm Cordon Rouge Stellar […]
22 September 2022

Hilton partners with Voyager to design suites on the Starlab space station

Voyager and Hilton announced on Tuesday, 20 September, that the hotel chain will be the official partner for Starlab, Voyager’s planned free-flying commercial space station. Hilton […]
19 September 2022

NASA opens bid for two new private astronaut missions to the International Space Station

On Wednesday September 14th, NASA announced that it plans to support two new private astronaut missions in low Earth orbit. Recently, the US space agency asked […]
9 September 2022

Chinese nuclear reactor could power 10 space stations

China is developing a powerful nuclear reactor for its missions to the Moon and Mars. According to a recent article published in Interesting Engineering, China has […]
6 September 2022

NASA partners with Axiom to launch the second space tourism mission to the ISS in 2023

NASA and Axiom Space have signed an agreement for the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to take place in the second quarter of […]
6 September 2022

SpaceX could launch up to 100 missions in 2023

SpaceX aims to complete 100 launch missions by 2023, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced on Tweeter. SpaceX has already set a previous record in 2022 […]