The First Space Tourist

Dennis Tito, a 60 year-old investment manager from California, blasted into orbit onboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on 28th April, 2001 – becoming the first ever private citizen to visit the International Space Station. He had self-funded the trip, to the tune of $20 million – much to the displeasure of his former employers, NASA, […]

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Dennis Tito, a 60 year-old investment manager from California, blasted into orbit onboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on 28th April, 2001 – becoming the first ever private citizen to visit the International Space Station. He had self-funded the trip, to the tune of $20 million – much to the displeasure of his former employers, NASA,