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space tourism Line breaks: space tour|ism

Definition of space tourism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of travelling into space for recreational purposes: space tourism could be a $10 billion-per-year industry within two decades
More example sentences
  • There is also growing acceptance of suborbital markets beyond space tourism.
  • U.S. lawmakers, too, are taking the first steps to regulate space tourism.
  • Its designers are trying to win a $10 million contest to encourage space tourism.

Derivatives

space tourist

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noun
Example sentences
  • Two mega-rich businessmen have already become space tourists after paying a fee of around 20 million dollars for the privilege.
  • In early 2001 Dennis Tito became the first space tourist when he spent a week on the ISS.
  • Cumulatively, space tourists have spent almost three months in space.

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