English Dialogue Podcast | Space Tourism | 69

In this English dialogue podcast, Emma and Luke talk about the recent developments in the space tourism industry. Would you travel to the edge of space? Would you take a vacation on the moon?

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Emma (00:02):
This is the English dialogue podcast, Dialogue Frog. So, you know how recently there've been all of those, uh, billionaires who, all of them, there's so many of them, who have been developing those, uh, space tourism programs.

Luke (00:18):
Yeah. I heard about that.

Emma (00:20):
If you had the money, would you sign up for the space tourism experience?

Luke (00:27):
I think I would. Um, I say that without ever having been on an airplane, so we'll see.

Emma (00:36):
Oh, that's right. You've never flown before.

Luke (00:38):
We'll see how I feel once I'm in there.

Emma (00:41):
Well, skip over planes. Go straight to spacecraft. It's makes sense.

Luke (00:44):
Yeah. For sure.

Emma (00:46):
It's 2021. Like, that's the only way.

Luke (00:50):
Yeah. How 'bout you? Would you do that?

Emma (00:53):
See, for me it's-uh, I think for some people, and maybe if it's for some, some people just want to do it to say they've done it, but I would like to experience the no gravity. Although, I guess you could already do that. They have those planes that take you up a and for, I don't know, a couple minutes or so y-you're not at the edge of space, but you can experience the non gravity.

Luke (01:22):
Mm hm.

Emma (01:22):
I think, as it's falling.

Luke (01:27):
Interesting.

Emma (01:28):
Yeah. But as the space agency, space tourism agency businesses kind of start to show up over the next, I don't know, 50 years or whatever, if there's one that takes you to the moon, do you think you would go to the moon?

Luke (01:45):
I would go to the moon.

Emma (01:47):
You'd be more interested in going to the moon than just traveling to the edge of space?

Luke (01:51):
I think so, cause it's was like a destination, even mabye a vacation spot. Like, hey, I'm going to the moon. And it's like, oh, instead of going to the beach and looking out at the ocean. It's like, hey, I'm looking at what controls the waves of the ocean.

Emma (02:09):
Oh, that is profound. Wow.

Luke (02:13):
One giant leap forward for vacationing.

Emma (02:17):
There you go. I, I think I'd do that too. Maybe we'll have enough money by then to go together. We'll invite Rachel and, and Jeff. This has been another episode of Dialogue Frog, the English dialogue podcast. For transcripts and vocabulary lists and more episodes, please visit our website dialoguefrog.com.

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Have you followed the news of the developments in space tourism?

Check out this news article from NBC News on Sir Richard Branson’s flight with Virgin Galactic in July, 2021.

 

For more space tourism news, read this recent article from SciTechDaily:

Space Tourism: SpaceX Inspiration4 Mission Will Send 4 Civilians With Minimal Training Into Orbit by Wendy Whitman Cobb on SciTechDaily.