Results for - NASA To Allow Private Citizens To Tour International Space Station

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For the first time, NASA is planning to open the International Space Station to private citizens, allowing commercial companies to arrange tours that could cost as much as $58 million per person, officials said at a news conference Friday. The first phase of the plan will allow up to two private astronauts to make short-term visits to the station as soon as 2020, before opening the station to other tourism opportunities.

1. If the tours were more affordable for you, would you be interested in touring the International Space Station?

Yes
34%
1,022 votes
No
50%
1,486 votes
Undecided
16%
492 votes

2. NASA said the commercial activity is an effort to raise money for sending a new round of astronauts to the moon by 2024. Hours after the announcement, President Donald Trump tweeted that he does not think NASA should focus on returning to the moon and should instead turn its attention toward Mars Do you think NASA should be sending more astronauts to the moon?

Yes
43%
1,287 votes
No
57%
1,713 votes

3. The Trump administration had proposed ending federal financing of the International Space Station by the end of 2024. It currently spends $3 billion to $4 billion a year, or more than $8 million a day. Do you agree with the Trump administrations proposal?

Yes
44%
1,327 votes
No
56%
1,673 votes
06/10/2019 Technology 3026 70 By: Tellwut

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