1. Nasa has 'space graveyard' hidden under the sea where hundreds of dead spacecraft are buried – and it's at farthest place from human civilisation  The Sun
  2. A private spaceflight economy could leave NASA's astronauts behind  Axios
  3. The True Price of Privatizing Space Travel  The Atlantic
  4. A trip to the International Space Station will cost tourists $52 million  CNBC
  5. Bigelow aims to sell rides to space station on SpaceX Dragon ships for $52M a seat  GeekWire
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If commercial flights become the mainstream, funding and political support for NASA could dissipate.If commercial flights become the mainstream, funding and political support for NASA could dissipate.

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As NASA opens up the International Space Station to private astronauts, the romance of space will be within reach for those who can afford it.As NASA opens up the International Space Station to private astronauts, the romance of space will be within reach for those who can afford it.

NASA Will Open ISS to Private Astronauts - The Atlantic

Companies are buying rides to fly so-called "private astronauts" up to the laboratory in the sky for a visit.Companies are buying rides to fly so-called "private astronauts" up to the laboratory in the sky for a visit.

DEEP in the South Pacific Ocean lies a graveyard of hundreds of fallen spacecraft. Point Nemo, Latin for "no one", is Earth's farthest zone from dry land, making it the ideal spot to crash defunct rockets and satellites.DEEP in the South Pacific Ocean lies a graveyard of hundreds of fallen spacecraft. Point Nemo, Latin for “no one”, is around 4,000 metres deep and further from land than any point on Ea…

Nasa has 'space graveyard' hidden under the sea where hundreds of dead spacecraft are buried – and it's at farthest place from human civilisation

“Last week NASA announced it would open the @Space_Station to tourists for month-long visits. Already one company has reserved seats costing about $52 million each so you can fly with SpaceX to the ISS: https://t.co/stb94WQYeN”

Michael Sheetz on Twitter: "Last week NASA announced it would open the @Space_Station to tourists for month-long visits. Already one company has reserved seats costing about $52 million each so you can fly with SpaceX to the ISS: https://t.co/stb94WQYeN"

“For some reason, this doesn’t sound like the best idea... 🤔🤔🤔 RT @ubergizmo: NASA Wants To Open The International Space Station To Tourists https://t.co/ycWhclUZr1 https://t.co/AYQNX0XQVm #tech #spacetravel”

Stephanie Humphrey on Twitter: "For some reason, this doesn’t sound like the best idea... 🤔🤔🤔 RT @ubergizmo: NASA Wants To Open The International Space Station To Tourists https://t.co/ycWhclUZr1 https://t.co/AYQNX0XQVm #tech #spacetravel"

“It was incredibly inspiring to meet @NASA Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor from Fort Collins today! She has served as both a flight engineer, flight surgeon & spent 197 days working on the International Space Station contributing to important innovation & scientific advancement”

Rep. Joe Neguse on Twitter: "It was incredibly inspiring to meet @NASA Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor from Fort Collins today! She has served as both a flight engineer, flight surgeon & spent 197 days working on the International Space Station contributing to important innovation & scientific advancement… https://t.co/bG3cRdicv6"

“NASA is opening the space station to $35,000-a-night visits. A tourist [ahem-private astronaut] who paid Russia $30 million to get there a decade ago says it's a 'seismic shift.' https://t.co/CUbAzSjEKx via @businessinsider”

Richard Garriott on Twitter: "NASA is opening the space station to $35,000-a-night visits. A tourist [ahem-private astronaut] who paid Russia $30 million to get there a decade ago says it's a 'seismic shift.' https://t.co/CUbAzSjEKx via @businessinsider"

Bigelow Space Operations says it’s targeting a fare of roughly $52 million a seat for rides to the International Space Station that will make use of SpaceX’s launch system.Bigelow Space Operations says it’s targeting a fare of roughly $52 million a seat for rides to the International Space Station that will make use of SpaceX’s launch system.

Bigelow aims to sell SpaceX rides to space station for $52M a seat – GeekWire