space tourism

[ speys toor-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈspeɪs ˌtʊər ɪz əm /


commercial travel into outer space by members of the general public, as for adventure: spaceships built for suborbital and orbital space tourism.

Nearby words

  1. space shuttle orbiter,
  2. space sickness,
  3. space stage,
  4. space station,
  5. space telescope,
  6. space travel,
  7. space writer,
  8. space-age,
  9. space-bar,
  10. space-filler

Origin of space tourism

First recorded in 1965–70

Related formsspace tour·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019