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Space tourism an oxymoron for the cash-strapped, but...

Boeing's vision for its passenger ferrying CST-100 Starliner

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner is envisaged as a reusable seven-man craft for low-earth orbital missions in collaboration with NASA. Boeing says the capsule could be re-used six times.


Samui on, HK-S'pore delayed

Samui follows Phuket route for the vaccinated


Panglao, Cebu at a glance

Philippine islands could emerge as new escapes


There's space, but not for all

Author - Vijay VergheseYearning for the stars and having a dream is not enough. You need cash – and plenty of it – to get three minutes in space. But you could still try a high-altitude supersonic flight. These may be a possibility by 2030. Meanwhile who else is planning to get you up into space? A quick guide to star travel.

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