ZERO-G / Edge of Space / Suborbital / Orbital-ISS / Lunar
The first mission of its kind will attempt to break the altitude record for private citizen spaceflight on this multi-day mission to low Earth orbit. The biggest benefit of going into space is getting a dramatic new outlook on life onn the fragile blue marble we call home. It's a perspective shift that could have profound implications not just for individuals but also for society at large. When travelling in space , there are life changing emotional highs. The 'overview effect' is a phenomenon aften experienced by astronauts; it's a shift in perspective , a sensation of complete oneness that comes with being able to take in the whole planet in a single glimpse. When you gaze from space towards Earth, you see weather patterns because you are above the clouds; youu see changes in the Earth's geography.
You will walk up to a fully fueled rocket standing erect on a launch pad. The rocket is full of cryogenic fuels, which require being stored at extremely low temperatures. There is frost and condensation streaming down the sides of it. It's creaking and groaning and popping and valves are clattering open and shut, you touch this behemoth and it's basically alive.You go into a dark , cold capsule. One will power it on, brings the control module alive, power up all the computers, power up all the life support, basically prepare it for the other crew mates to join you. Then your flight engineer comes in and the commander comes in and everyone together configure the vehicle for launch!!
When you pass over deserts, they are usually not covered in clouds, and you notice how the wind creates shapes that are only perceivable from space. When you cross over anything with forests in it, you see how much clear cutting in the Amazon - burning down so much of the forest. You see the same thing in Africa. Every mountain range has roads through the passes, every forest including the Amazon (jungle) now has roads throughout it for logging and timber and farms growing up through it.
Option 1 :
ZERO - G Experience
The flight portion lasts between 90 - 100 minutes. You will experience the plane does 15 parabolas each providing
about 30 seconds of reduced gravity or weightlessness. The weightlessness experienced by everyone inside the airplane is actually equivalent to the type of free fall you experience when sky diving. In this case however, the body of the aircraft surrounds you and protects you from the on-rushing wind.
Option 2: Edge of Space The passenger can enjoy a 45 minnutes flight that includes higher aerobatics and supersonic flight. The Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulerum is a Russian military fighter jet with rates of climb of 330 m/s and a top speed of Mach 2.25 (2390 km/h) which usually involves reaching an altitude of 20-22 km. At such an altitude, the curvature of the Earth can been seen, the sky is dark and it is possible to see into space. As part of this space travel experience, tourists are also given an opportunity to control the aircraft and there are a number of aerobatic maneuvers that are performed by an experienced pilot.
Suborbital Launching from Earth until reaching the Karman line at 100km (62mi) above sea level. At the top of the flight arc, passengers in a suborbital flight will achieve a few minutes of weightlessness , float in zero gravity on the edge of space. Passengers may unbuckle themselves at peak altutude to float around the cabin in zero-gravity conditions. Large windows inn the spaceship allows passengers to perfectly position themselves for 360 degrees of awe-inspiring views, from the infinity of outer space to the beauty
of our home planet.
Option 4: Orbital-ISS
While we gaze upon the night sky for a flyover of the International Space Station as it appears and disappears. It is only visible because it reflects the light of the Sun, as it can only be seen when it is dawn or dusk at your location. As such , it can range from one sighting opportunity a month to several a week, since it has to be both dark where you are and the space station has to happen to be going overhead. Visit the International Space Station on a US Rocket or Russian Rocket. As the capsule enters orbit , it is on a orbital path a bit lower than the space station. A series of thrusters burns then boost the capsule into the same orbit. Normally these are spaced out over 34 orbital laps, which takes a couple of days. A decade forward through technological advancement space shuttles has reportedly reach the International Space Station in or under 24 hours The ISS also adjust its position to facilitate the speedy arrival by firing the thrusters of a cargo vehicle already docked with the station.
The ISS revolves around the Earth at about 17,500 mph (28,000 km/h) resulting in it completing one revolution in about 90 minutes and about 16 revolutions per day. The ISS rotates about its center of mass at a rate of about 4 degrees per minute so that it will complete a full rotation once per orbit. This allows it to keep its belly towards Earth.
Whether you are at home, school or vacation one thing you will need to do everyday is look after your personal hygiene.
Teeth: The toothpaste you will be using can be swallowed after brushing (edible toothpaste) and the mouth is then cleaned with a wet wipe. Passengers have to brush with their mouth closed as possible to prevent the toothpaste from floating out.
Bathroom: Passengers have to strap themselves in to prevent floating off. Instead of a flush toilet there is a suction tube which carries the waste away in an air stream down a hole, The solid gets compressed and stored for disposal later. The urine is later recycled. Certainly a strange way to go to the bathroom.
Meals: You get to choose which meals you like so long as the nutritional values and calories are kept within the approved requirements 2800 calories per day. The food has to be specially treated so that it can last a long time and is low in mass.
There are several types of food that is eaten in space:
Rehydrated food : Water is removed to make food easier to store. Also known as freeze-drying.
Thermo stabilised food: Heat processed food which can then be stored at room temperature. Most of the fruits and fish (tuna) are prepared in cans with easy pull tabs. Desserts are packaged in plastic cups.
Irradiated foods : Most of the beef products are cooked and packaged in flexible foil pouches and sterilized by ionising radiation so they can be kept at room temperature.
Fresh foods: Such as apples and bananas , often fresh supplies are brought up by new crews.
Natural form foods: Such as nuts and cookies.
Passengers need to use trays as plates and everything has to be either squeezed out of a tube or bag.
Fitness: Absence of weight leads to health problems such as bone and muscle loss. Weightlessness also makes it harder to do even small tasks. On board there is a treadmill and an exercise bicycle. Passengers have to do at least 2 hours of exercise per day to keep in good shape. There are also various pulleys and ropes which are similar to a gym on earth where you can do resistance training all which help maintain the condition of the bones and muscles , also very important when you return back to gravity on Earth your physical condition is maintained as good as possible.
Option 5 :
Circumlunar Flight ''The eyes of the world now looking to space , to the moon and to the planet beyond'' ''I believe that this nation should commit itself, to achieving the goal before this decade is out,
of landing a man on the moon and returning him
safely to the Earth'' United States President John F. Kennedy
"Houstan ,Tranquility base here. The Eagle has landed" Astronaut Neil Armstrong
FAA recommends a spaceflight participant receive a medical consultation within 12 months
of flight from physician trained or familiar with aerospace medicine.
People with medical problems such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, joint replacements, lung disease can safely undertake a spaceflight with proper precautions to make sure their medical conditions are well controlled. However , people with severe heart or blood vessel disease, or neurological conditions that cannot be corrected or improved to a point of reaching a safe level for a space flight, may no be able to make the trip.