Credit: Richard Sprenger/The Guardian

 

 

Listening to Richard Branson over the past 20 years, you’d be forgiven for assuming that space was by now being frequented by lots of tourists.

Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic takes flight. Will public space travel?
Credit: Virgin Galactic

 

 

 

However, despite the Virgin Galactic chief’s optimism, the space tourism industry has yet to take off. Up to now there have been only seven self-funded citizens in space. And with billionaires such as Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in the space race, why are there still no tourists in space?

Go to The Guardian’s new video by Richard Sprenger of Guardian News & Media at:

https://youtu.be/eXRdZ_qnZTA

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