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Space tourists already getting more choices

Ted Balaker
August 9, 2005, 2:37pm

Say the year is 2008 and you have a hankering for space travel. If you have 200 grand you can fly into suborbital space via Virgin Galactic. Then again, if you want to go all out you could throw down $100 million and take a trip around the moon: Read more here. For more on Space Adventures, see this interview. Also interesting that The Spaceship Company, Richard Branson and Burt Rutané─˘s new venture, is apparently intent on expanding competition even more: Article here. Rutan expects to see the day when suborbital space travel is comparable in price to a ritzy ocean cruise. For more on private space flight, go here and here.

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