Travel agents were a thing of the past, but as more folks get launched into orbit (and space hotels open their doors), galactic-travel specialists will become vital. Imagine trying to research the best shuttle, length of trip, and what to pack for Mars by yourself. Instead, you might call upon the Space Tourism Society, a network of universe-oriented professionals working to provide future travelers with easy-to-understand vacation packages, like luxurious interplanetary “cruise ship” voyages. For your next big family adventure, maybe you’ll start by picking up the phone and speaking with a travel expert—the old-fashioned way.•
This article appears in the Summer 2022 issue of Alta Journal.