space tourism News

UK Space Travel Insurer Sees No Spike in Queries after Virgin Crash

UK insurer Pembroke Managing Agency, who recently began offering life coverage for would-be space tourists, said it has seen no increase in interest in the policy following the fatal crash of a Virgin Galactic test space ship last month. The …

Ironshore’s Pembroke Agency Launches Accident Coverage for Space Tourism

Ironshore International’s Pembroke Managing Agency Limited through its Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000 (Pembroke) has introduced insurance coverage for passengers and participants in sub-orbital space flights. Pembroke’s product provides cover for personal risk exposure of death, serious injury, and associated medical expenses …

New Mexico Spaceport Wants Protections From Tourist Lawsuits

Spaceport America has been urging legislators to limit potential lawsuits from wealthy outer space tourists who take off from New Mexico, saying such a bill is crucial to the future of the project. At issue is liability for passengers who …