There is a lot of talks recently on going back to the moon. One common justification we hear, is that the moon has tremendous resources just waiting to be exploited.
So is mining the moon the next big thing? Surfing on those exciting prospects, many startups have been popping up to grab a piece of this new gold rush.
But what does the moon have to offer to Earth in terms of raw material?
Studies predict that in 20 years space tourism will be a 3 billion dollar market. Virgin Galactic went public with the promise to become the world leader in space tourism. Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is also targeting space tourism. Given all this action, what should we think of this new market? This video analyzes both orbital and suborbital space tourism to assess how big this opportunity could become.