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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.

25 May 2022

Ditch the rocket and fly to space in a balloon with World View

Space tourism is sprouting and it promises to bloom over the coming decades. While the super-rich can easily afford a ticket to space, others may find […]
24 May 2022

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft docks to the International Space Station

Boeing’s spacecraft Starliner was launched on Friday, successfully completing the goal of the programmer’s Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) by docking to the International Space Station (ISS). […]
12 May 2022

Space tourism continues to be on the rise

In July of 2021, British billionaire Richard Branson became one of the pioneers of space tourism by taking a trip into space aboard his own aircraft, […]
11 May 2022

Blue Origin announces crew for next space tourism launch

Blue Origin has unveiled the crew for its upcoming NS-21 mission, the fifth human flight in the New Shepard program and the 21st in the company’s […]
11 May 2022

SpaceX to bring humans to Mars before the end of the decade

SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell announced that within five or six years, people will reach Mars before the end of the decade. Shotwell […]
21 April 2022

China to open space tourism on its Tiangong space station in 10 years

As the new era of space exploration is making a comeback, China is revealing plans to establish a market for space tourism on the country’s Tiangong […]
19 April 2022

This is what the inside of the Space Perspective balloon looks like

At the beginning of the year, Space Perspective announced its luxury space balloon, Spaceship Neptune, would soon be ready for commercial trips. Now, a preview of […]
12 April 2022

SpaceX launches first space tourism mission to the ISS

After sending the first all-civilian crew to space, SpaceX launched the first space tourism mission to the International Space Station (ISS), on 9 April, from the […]
25 March 2022

NASA confirms the existence of more than 5000 planets beyond our solar system

Described as a cosmic milestone, NASA confirmed the existence of more than 5000 exoplanets after analysing the latest batch from the planetary odometer listing 65 new […]
23 March 2022

Space tourism: a growing business for a select few

Space tourism is carving out a spot in the hospitality sector. Last year, SpaceX sent the first civilian crew to space and safely brought the four […]
9 March 2022

What happens when someone dies in space?

Space tourism has become a reality as companies such as Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic are offering exclusive opportunities for celebrities and civilians to travel to […]
7 March 2022

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review postponed again

Elon Musk’s Starship rocket has an enormous potential to revolutionise space travel, but at what cost for the environment? An impact assessment of orbital Starship launches […]
3 March 2022

New map of the night sky reveals 4.4 million galaxies

A new map of the night sky has just been released for the first time. The photo, which was released by scientists at Durham University, shows […]
25 February 2022

SpaceX to split stock shares in a bid to attract more investors

This is the first time SpaceX has performed a stock split. The value of its common stock will be split 10-for-1 as the total value of […]
23 February 2022

Elon Musk’s Starship fully reusable rocket to revolutionise space travel

Built from shiny stainless-steel, with its nostril embellished with fins and ten metres taller than the giant Saturn V rocket, Elon Musk’s Starship rocket seems to […]
22 February 2022

Fancy a trip to space? Virgin Galactic resumes ticket sales for tourism beyond Earth

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is resuming ticket sales for space tourism, after being himself the first space tourist, on 11 July last year. I want […]