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'Space' tourism goes ballooning for $75,000 a head

You won't confuse World View's near-space balloon rides with a trip to the International Space Station, but the views will still be incredible.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Taiwan: Come for the tourism, stay for the free Wi-Fi

Taiwan uses free widespread Wi-Fi at 4,400 hot spots to lure tourists. Visitors just need to open an account on the iTaiwan Wi-Fi network.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Spaceport America: More than space tourism (photos)

Spaceport America is sprouting up out of the New Mexico desert with a goal of ushering in a new era of commercial space flight.

9 Images By May. 1, 2012

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Space tourism countdown begins as Virgin unveils factory

Partnership between Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites--The Spaceship Company--formally opens the final assembly plant for the spacecrafts that will whisk tourists to the stars.

By Sep. 19, 2011

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Marking 10 years of space tourism (images)

On April 28, 2001, engineer Dennis Tito lifted off into space aboard a Soyuz FG rocket, becoming the first private space tourist in history.

14 Images By Apr. 28, 2011

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Boeing, Space Adventures tout tourism initiative

Wealthy space tourists and non-NASA researchers may one day fly to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's planned CST-100 capsule, being developed as a commercial venture.

By Sep. 15, 2010

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Boeing plans to start space tourism flights by 2015

Boeing and Space Adventures will offer low orbit flights in spacecraft that should be operational by 2015. Download "The Blue Danube" now.

By Sep. 15, 2010

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Think promotes eco-tourism in the Swiss Alps

M-Way is teaming up with Think City to make 60 EVs available for rent through Swiss eco-tourism group, Alpmobil.

By Aug. 10, 2010

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Google Earth brings virtual tourism to iPhone

This story incorrectly described the current iPhone's navigational abilities. The phone can provide step-by-step driving directions.

By Oct. 27, 2008