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TravelRussia will fly two space tourists to the ISS in late 2021

02:15  21 february  2019
02:15  21 february  2019 Source:   engadget.com

Amsterdam's first female mayor to move around the infamous red light district due to 'hordes of drunken tourists'

Amsterdam's first female mayor to move around the infamous red light district due to 'hordes of drunken tourists' Mayor Femke Halsema said: "Too often now we see vulnerable foreign women behind windows being booed by hordes of drunken tourists." There are 370 windows displaying women in the district, belonging to 86 brothels, Bloomberg said. These windows serve as a prominent tourist attraction, often attracting late night crowds. Due to the districts' abundance of bars and clubs nearby, drunken and disorderly behavior by tourists is commonplace. Halsema said: "Our inner city is one of the oldest in Europe with an enormous culture historical significance, which is obviously deteriorating.

Russia has flown just seven tourists to space since 2001, but it's about to expand that number in the near future. The country's space agency, Roscosmos, has signed a deal with Space Adventures to carry two "spaceflight participants" (read: tourists ) to the International Space Station in late 2021 .

Russia has flown just seven tourists to space since 2001, but it's about to expand that number in the near future. The country's space agency, Roscosmos, has signed a deal with Space Adventures to carry two "spaceflight participants" (read: tourists ) to the International Space Station in late 2021 .

Russia will fly two space tourists to the ISS in late 2021

Russia has flown just seven tourists to space since 2001, but it's about to expand that number in the near future. The country's space agency, Roscosmos, has signed a deal with Space Adventures to carry two "spaceflight participants" (read: tourists) to the International Space Station in late 2021. They'll fly aboard a familiar Soyuz spacecraft for a "short duration" trip. The guests haven't been named, although it's safe to presume they'll have large bank accounts.

Roscosmos wasn't shy about the motivation to take on these tourists. It noted that these travelers were helping to fund Russia's spaceflight industry, including future Soyuz vehicles. The publicity is almost secondary -- this is as much about supporting future missions as anything else.

The Shutdown Isn’t Stopping Tourists From Flocking to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The Shutdown Isn’t Stopping Tourists From Flocking to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park The government shutdown hasn’t stopped people from visiting national parks, and across the US, the administration’s decision to leave the parks open while the government that cares for them is shut down has created havoc. In Hawaii, one of the most visited parks in the US, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, is still seeing a strong influx of visitors. With the shutdown leaving the park without any visitor services, no one is collecting entrance fees. Tourists are still coming in large numbers to the park to catch a glimpse of Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, according to the Hawaii Tribune Herald.

Russia has flown just seven tourists to space since 2001, but it's about to expand that number in the near future. The country's space agency, Roscosmos, has signed a deal with Space Adventures to carry two "spaceflight participants" (read: tourists ) to the International Space Station in late 2021 .

Since 2001, Russia has flown only seven space tourists , but that number is about to increase shortly. Roscosmos, Russia ’s space agency has just inked a deal with Space Adventures to fly two space tourists to the International Space Station in late 2021 . The lucky participants will fly on board a

The 2021 launch will take place under different circumstances, though. Space tourism won't be as novel then as it is now, with companies like Virgin Galactic aiming to take non-astronauts into space before then. This could easily be one flight among many, rather than a novelty.

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