May 12, 2005
Fly Me to the Moon
Tickets available now, only $150K for subrbital passenger rocket flight.
"Aera's tour package would include a week of spaceflight training in the Orlando area and Cape Canaveral, climaxing with a flight aboard the company's computer-controlled Altairis rocket to a height of more than 80 miles (128 kilometers). At that altitude, passengers would feel a few minutes of weightlessness and glimpse the curvature of the earth below the blackness of space. A parachute system would make for a soft landing at the end of the trip."
If there's a snack included, I am so there.
Other companies who want your space dollars: Virgin Galactic (oh, that wacky billionaire Richard Branson!) and Space Adventures.