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fx-discuss: Re: FX Claim SpTour - Space Tourists 2015 to 2018

Author: chrisran.bma e-mail
Conversation: fx-discuss: Re: FX Claim SpTour - Space Tourists 2015 to 2018 ( prev | next ) reply!
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Date: Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:45 pm

chrisran.bma e-mail
chrisran.bma e-mailSam Fentress



Hi,

In view of judge saying best to find an active player to judge the claim, any
volunteers? (preferably without holdings in claim)

Or anyone with evidence of there having been any space tourists in the 2015-2018
period?

Regards

Chris Randles

(7886)

> On 07 January 2018 at 17:22 Filip van Laenen <f.a.vanlaenen@ieee.org> wrote:
>
>
> Hi Chris,
>
> I left FX years ago, so I think it's best you try to find an active player
> to judge the claim.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Filip
>
>
> Op 06-01-18 om 14:34 schreef chrisran.bma e-mail:
>
> > >
> > Hi,
> >
> > You may recall agreeing to be judge of this claim on ideosphere. The
> > due date (2018/01/01) has now passed.
> >
> > http://www.ideosphere.com/fx-bin/Claim?claim=SpTour
> >
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_tourism
> >
> > indicates there haven't been any since 2009.
> >
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_International_Space_Station_visitors
> >
> > agrees with 8 tourists and the rest look like professional
> > astronauts from national space agencies.
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiangong-1
> >
> > and
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiangong-2
> >
> > are the only other manned space stations
> > (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_station ) during time of claim and
> > neither of those articles mention tourists.
> >
> > Suborbital flights would not count and haven't started taking
> > tourists. There could of course be orbital flights that don't go to space
> > stations but I haven't found any.
> >
> > So I cannot find any evidence of tourists taking orbital flights in
> > the 2015-2017 period, but proving negative can be difficult and I don't know
> > if you may want to ask if there are any differing views.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Chris Randles
> >
> > (7886 holding -326 so possibly my opinion is not unbiased)
> >
> > >


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