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Perhaps You'll Visit Space In Your Lifetime, After All

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posted on May, 12 2010 @ 09:52 PM
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Perhaps You'll Visit Space In Your Lifetime, After All


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Space Adventures is going to use an Armadillo Technologies rocket to launch amateur astronauts 62 miles into the sky. Nothing new, except that they will do it for half the price of Virgin Galactic's ticket, and in a real rocket!

Yes, an actual rocket launching vertically, not a glorified spaceplane like SpaceShipTwo. A real rocket, launched vertically. Clear the tower, godspeed, and all that. You know, like the real astronauts with the right stuff in the right places. And then, five minutes on the edge of space, and down you go. Almost like Alan Shepard in his Freedom 7—but hopefully wit
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posted on May, 12 2010 @ 09:52 PM
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now we are talking ...

it is a good thing that competition is starting in that field cause now we know we cant relied on nasa ...

i remember watching a show on the guy that start paypal

when he sold it he start tesla motor "the electric sportster"
but he was suppose to start a space company and was suppose to compete with nasa to launch satelite in space

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posted on May, 12 2010 @ 10:23 PM
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Do it like they did it in the 60s.

Full body suit, enclosed helmet, weather balloon that wont pop, go on the edge of the earth, and jump.

www.youtube.com...



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