This team is preparing for the first concert in space!

Even if it is reserved for the moment for the wealthy elite, access to the space is becoming more democratized. In terms of space tourism, its beginnings are starting to give ideas to artists, such as the music group The Chainsmokers, who plan to perform a concert in space by 2024, with the help of Society WorldView.

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What was science fiction a few years ago is now becoming reality. Venturing into space is no longer reserved for professional astronauts, as its development Place tourism. The fact is that some musicians are planning to perform from now on the stratosphere.

The July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong Walked on the moon for the first time in front of billions of viewers. More than half a century later, The Chainsmokers Wants to continue the American astronaut’s legacy by becoming the first musical group to give a concert in the stratosphere.

The two aim to combine into a pressurized capsule Stratospheric balloonsAccording to many American media, 30 km above sea level. This ambitious project should become a reality in 2024 with the help of the Space Tourism Agency world view. ” We have always dreamed of going to space and we are delighted to collaborate with World View on this adventure and this experience.The Chainsmokers said in a statement diversity. We know that both worldviews and place Going to be amazing and inspiring; And we hope that this flight will inspire us for our future projects

And dancing with the stars!

For Worldview, this concert in space is above all an opportunity to democratize space tourism. UBS estimates that this market, still in its infancy, could weigh in at $4 billion by 2030. Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos And William Shatner Flew miles from Earth on personal space voyages.

But other space tourists already have their tickets in their pockets. Virgin Galactic announced in November that it had sold about 100 tickets since August for $450,000 (€380,639). The company has already sold around 600 tickets between 2005 and 2015 At the time, they were worth between $200,000 and $250,000 Despite this prohibitive price, Virgin Galactic has good hopes of making sure 400 commercial flights into space per year and per space base.

Music scene in the space hotel soon?

Richard Branson’s company isn’t the only bet on the development of space tourism. Orbital Assembly Corporation has announced its intention in what it describes as ” The first space hotel In 2025. Its name: Voyager Station. It is expected to be able to accommodate 440 people from 2027. The lucky (and especially super-rich) passengers of the Voyager station will be able to enjoy all the modern comforts, including restaurants, a cinema, a spa and even a gymnasium. . The latter will be converted into a concert hall at night to allow ” The best stars in the world [de faire] Station vibrations while orbiting the planet as one the architect Project, from Team Alatorre Dizen.

Giving a concert in space, many musicians dream of it but no one has done it yet. Lady Gaga Toyed with the idea in 2015, when he announced that he would sing the song on one of Virgin Galactic’s shuttles. The concert was scheduled to take place during the Zero G Colony festival in New Mexico, where Spaceport America is located. A space airport Managed by Space Tourism Organization. In the end, it never happened, leaving the field open for The Chainsmokers to make history by becoming the first group to perform at Mile High.

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