A Houston-based company that offerS private missions to the International Space Station (ISS) and building their own private space station. The company has a contract with SpaceX to fly a crew of four civilians to the ISS on a Dragon spacecraft.
Founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, this suborbital flight provider offers flights aboard their reusable New Shepard rocket to the edge of space. The flight lasts about 11 minutes, with passengers experiencing weightlessness for a few minutes and stunning views of the Earth from space.
Founded by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, this suborbital spaceflight provider offers flights aboard their spacecraft, VSS Unity, designed to carry six passengers and two pilots to an altitude of over 50 miles. The flight lasts about 90 minutes, with a few minutes of weightlessness and panoramic views of the Earth.
A Florida-based company that plans to offer luxury flights to the edge of space in a pressurized capsule suspended from a giant helium balloon. The flight is designed to last about six hours, with passengers experiencing 360-degree views of the Earth and the blackness of space.
A Tucson-based company that plans to offer high-altitude balloon flights to the edge of space, with passengers spending two hours at an altitude of about 100,000 feet. The experience includes views of the Earth's curvature and the blackness of space, as well as onboard amenities like a bar and Wi-Fi.
A Spanish company that plans to offer balloon flights to the edge of space, with passengers spending about two hours at an altitude of around 22 miles. The experience includes views of the Earth's curvature and the blackness of space.
SpaceX has plans to launch private missions to the moon in the future, which would involve orbiting or landing on the lunar surface. These flights are expected to be even more expensive than orbital flights