Neglecting safety could nip space tourism in the bud

日期:2019-03-02 03:01:06 作者:福觯 阅读:

SPACE tourism operators need to get real about the extraordinary risks they face, the US Federal Aviation Administration warned last week. George Nield, head of the FAA unit that regulates commercial human space flight safety, said many civil companies presented their efforts as pioneering a “golden age”. For example, the X Prize Foundation, which backed the $10 million prize for the first civilian spacecraft to reach sub-orbit, has often likened the race to Charles Lindbergh’s 1927 transatlantic flight which set off the golden era of aviation. “What’s going on now represents a very different level of risk,