Space Tourism, Scaling Up
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The space industry, typically known for research and exploration, is transitioning into commercial ascendancy. Tourism could be a strong catalyst for the success of the industry, as more interest means more dollars. The challenge lies in a distant break-even point; all enterprises thus far have tapped out. One strategy to overcome this hurdle is to increase the number of customers. The purpose of this work is to demonstrate a strategy for accommodating the growth of the space population from tens to hundreds to thousands, identifying limitations that must be overcome and opportunities to be found along the way.