A Spanish startup wants to challenge Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic by taking tourists to the edge of space in balloons
Spanish startup EOS-X Space wants to take 10,000 people to the edge of space within the next 10 years.
The journeys will be in pressurized capsules, propelled by a balloon that will rise to an altitude of up to 40 kilometers, or nearly 25 miles. Space tourists won’t need any suits or physical preparation for the trip.
he price for a ticket is between $150,000 (€127,905) and $200,000 (€170,540) per person, with the first commercial flight set to take place in 2023.