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

Author: Sam Fentress
Conversation: fx-discuss: Re: FX Claim SpTour - Space Tourists 2015 to 2018 ( prev | next ) reply!
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Date: Tue Jan 30, 2018 09:30 am
chrisran.bma e-mail
chrisran.bma e-mailSam Fentress
Neal Gafter



I have no holdings in the claim, and would be happy to judge.

Sam (Zucchini, 3899)

On Jan 7, 2018 12:46 PM, "chrisran.bma e-mail" <chrisran.bma@virgin.net>
wrote:

> 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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