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Meet the astronaut trainer getting billionaire space tourists ready for liftoff

The coming rise in private spaceflight is prompting growth in space companies that give citizen astronauts the know-how they need to fly.
by Erin Winick

A trip to space is no vacation. Getting there requires some serious prep work—even for people whose checkbooks have paid for the golden launch ticket.

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic are all promising to send private citizens into space within the next five years. In September, SpaceX announced that its…

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