Two billionaires are getting a lot of attention for launching their own rockets into space … or at least the edge of outer space.

But not all the buzz about the recent blastoffs has been good for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson, who both have their own space companies.

The launches were intended to create some enthusiasm for the space tourism industry. But many critics found the brief trips unimpressive or wasteful.

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson recently joined host Lisa Brady on FOX News Rundown to discuss space tourism and share his reaction to the recent flights.

While Tyson hopes to see tourists vacationing in space becoming more common and attainable in the future, he also had his own critiques of the recent highly publicized launches

Our interview was too long and we could not include all of it in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire conversation with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and hear his complete unique take on the billionaires’ space race and what the future of space tourism and exploration should look like.