Saturday, 8 December 2012

Moon Vacation Package: $1.5 Billion per Couple

To the moon? Firm hopes to sell $1.5 billion trips

The firm has talked to other countries, which are showing interest, said former NASA associate administrator Alan Stern, Golden Spike's president

Full moon in the darkness of the night sky. It is patterned with a mix of light-tone regions and darker, irregular blotches, and scattered with varying sizes of impact craters, circles surrounded by out-thrown rays of bright ejecta.
Full moon as seen from Earth's northern hemisphere
(Source: Wikipedia.org )

The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the wizardry of Apollo and the marketing of Apple.

For a mere $1.5 billion, the business is offering countries the chance to send two people to the moon and back, either for research or prestige. And if you are an individual with that kind of money to spare, you, too, can go to the moon for a couple days.

More - Link >>> http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2019849148_moon07.html

Sources: Associated Press, The Seattle Times.

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