Re: Will we live in a world with frequent citizen space-travel?
I wish. It might happen, eventually, but it won't be through NASA. We will have to use craft like White Knight and Spaceship 1 or something else to get there, because the cost of space travel is still very high, a trip on Virgin Galactic will cost $200K, which is doable for some, but not all, and let me further add that VG is only offering sub-orbital flights. Nobody is yet talking about scheduled orbital/lunar flights for civilians. Think that's about the size of it, not yet, but we can hope and dream, we need to because we'll never get there if people don't dream about it, and then follow their dreams of space flight for all.
Universities claim to prepare students for the world. How many actually do it?