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Are We Ready for Space Tourism?

Dr Chong Hon Yew, President, Astronomical Society of Penang

25-Jun-20 14:00

Are We Ready for Space Tourism?

With the words “Let’s light this candle”, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon vehicle became the first private spacecraft to take humans into orbit in late May. SpaceX founder Elon Musk claims this flight lays the groundwork for future missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Are we ready for space tourism? More importantly, is space ready for us, the human race?


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