Has the public interest in
space travel come down, after the euphoria of the first few
manned space flights are over? Space travel was considered
easily achievable then, and space tourism and the colonization
of Mars were supposed to have happened by now.
have collected some links which offer information on the chances
of space travel being practical, technologies planned for space
travel, and several sites.
I personally wish
space travel were a possibility - and the concept of space
elevators has bewitched me in some way. Well, we have all got
our fantasies.. and now on to the sites.
travel and black holes
Can we ever travel through the intergalactic
spaces using black holes? A familiar scientific concept, this Wired
article throws some light on the issue.
elevators: NASA is working on it
An article on how space travel, at least to
Earth orbit, could be possible. Find out more about it here
article from How Stuff Works explains the principle and
practical issues regarding space elevators.
is a book from Nasa on the problem of Space Travel
elevators are being looked upon as the cheapest option to travel
to space. The idea is not science fiction anymore, and there are
many organizations exploring means to make it practical. Read
If you are interested in space travel, then
obviously you would be interested in the plans for space tourism
too. Read more here
space tour operators all have their own websites. You can visit
the Yahoo category which lists them here.
So far, It is only the Russian space agency that conducts space
trips for billionaire travelers, but these guys all wish they
could be the ones. Check them out.