Space Tourism

GUESTS Andrew Chaikin Executive Editor, Space and Science at space.com (Web site will open in new browser window.) Editor, Space Illustrated David Gump President LunaCorp (space tourism company) Buzz Aldrin Former Astronaut and Advisor to LunaCorp (space tourism company) Robert Bigelow Owner, Budget Suites of America American businessman Dennis Tito is paying the Russians $20 million to be the first outer space tourist. Robert Bigelow, the owner of Budget Suites of America, hopes to open the first hotel in space. Should we consider the idea of space tourism unrealistic and irresponsible? Or is it a concept whose time has nearly come? Join Juan Williams for a conversation about space tourism.

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