22. Space Tourism
- Chances We’ll See It: Incredibly High
In the book known as 2001: A Space Odyssey, we see space tourism used heavily. At the time the book was written, one could see this as something used for entertainment purposes. However, it’s likely going to be possible in our lifetime. We have companies like Space X already working on ways for mankind to get into space travel once more.
The founder of Space X, Elon Musk, wants to make space tourism a reality as soon as possible. His plan is to make it possible for not only the rich but anyone who wants to do it. The issue was the cost of flying into space as rockets are usually made for one-time use. However, Space X recently made a rocket that could land itself remotely on a platform, then come back, which offered a rocket that could be used several times. Thus making future tourism less expensive.