The ongoing pandemic has presented a plethora of opportunities as well as challenges to some of the emerging business verticals like Space Tourism and Travel. Recently, the DearMoon project, initiated by Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa recorded millions of participants applying to pursue their dream. On the other hand, Spaceport Cornwall rejected Virgin Galactic’s plan for.
As challenging as 2020 was, one part of our industry progressed and grabbed the media limelight, even into the early part of 2021: space tourism. Several tests, funding rounds and SpaceX’s commercial launch of a NASA crew kept the dream of space tourism alive. Through hardships and long development time, demand for space tourism remains.