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We have lift-off… how space travel is hitting the heights again

By Doug Messier
Parabolic Arc
February 13, 2008
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Reporter Chris Bond looks at the current state of space tourism in this article in England’s Yorkshire Post newspaper. The article focuses mainly on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company, but it also includes a bold prediction from David Ashford of Bristol Spaceplanes:

“My projection is that we could have one million people going into space in the next 15 years. Once the programme gets underway costs will come down quite rapidly, perhaps down to as little as a few thousand pounds.”

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