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Bezos in Space … at what cost?

Not sure about you, but I would really like to fly to the moon. It seems mad, but flying anywhere seemed mad a century ago. Flying around the world is a reality today, as long as there’s no pandemic, so flying around the solar system will be a reality tomorrow.

In that spirit, my friends at moneytransfers.com sent me this infographic:

Their research and interviews reckon it will get more expensive to go into space, not cheaper.

For example, the first space tourist was millionaire American businessman Dennis Tito who paid $20 million to travel to the International Space Station with a Russian crew in 2001. Today, the cost would be triple that.

Ah well, I’m still going to go to the moon … in my dreams.

About Chris M Skinner

Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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