Even when the Concorde was in service, it still took just over 3-hours to travel from New York City to London, but SpaceX could change that within a decade. If you were to take the same journey Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship, it would take just 29 minutes. Analysts believe that point-to-point rocket travel will be worth $20-billion in less than 10-years, thanks to SpaceX rockets traversing the upper atmosphere. Read more for a TED Talks video about these 30-minute trips.
“And this extraterrestrial travel via outer space represents a potentially lucrative market for the likes of Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, who have also entered the space tourism race. Experts estimate longer haul flights, such as the notorious London to Sydney – which can currently take 23 hours – would take less than an hour on a SpaceX Starship rocket,” reports Express.co.uk.