Boeing 'Space Taxi' Will Have A Seat For Paying Tourists

September 18, 2014 3:00 AM

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Boeing 'Space Taxi' Will Have A Seat For Paying Tourists

Boeing's (NYSE:BA) planned 'space taxi', that will ferry U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station, will include a seat for paying tourists to visit the facility, a first for the U.S. space program.

Boeing will be permitted to sell rides to tourists under its contract with NASA, Boeing Commercial Crew Program Manager John Mulholland told Reuters, adding that the price would be competitive with what the Russian space agency now charges to fly tourists to the orbital outpost.

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