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October 16, 2006

Put yourself into orbit on the cheap — Now reduced to $295: A trip into space

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Amateur spacemen (and women) pay $200,000 and up to rocket into orbit.

And then there're the months of intense training to prepare.

Storyansarigi

But maybe you don't have the money or time.

Or perhaps you're afraid of heights.

No matter.

Space3

Now comes Bigelow Aerospace, whose Genesis II spacecraft, due to launch early next year, will carry your photo aboard for a mere $295.

[via Paul B. Brown and the New York Times]

October 16, 2006 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


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