Space tourism is being packaged as the ultimate trip -- almost as an extension of a normal flight but with incredible views, the experience of weightlessness and supersonic speeds.
Who hasn't looked up at the stars and wondered what it must be like to travel through space? Only a fortunate few have made the trip, and at enormous cost. But soon, the excitement and adventure may be within reach of many more of us.
It was a first in the annals of space history. A Russian-built rocket carrying the world's first female space tourist blasted off Monday in Kazakhstan on a flight to the international space station.
If all goes according to plan, Anousheh Ansari will realize a life-long dream and ride a Russian rocket into space Monday.
Anousheh Ansari wants to see stars. But not the Hollywood kind. Sitting in the lobby of Manhattan's Peninsula Hotel, the 35-year-old Sonus Networks VP--one of two women on this year's rich list (No...