Dennis Tito

The announcement of Dennis Tito as MirCorp’s first Citizen Explorer made real in America the pent-up demand for consumer participation in space exploration. His mission created the foundation for the modern era of space tourism, and also caused a great deal of soul searching within NASA as to their belligerent stance against commercialization.

Posted on Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 at 8:47 am

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