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(Discovery)   Do you want to go to space, but don't want to get all explodified in a rocket?   ( divider line
    More: Spiffy, edge of space, commercial spaceflight, SpaceShipTwo, Spaceport America, rockets, Discovery News, Jane Poynter, Virgin Galactic  
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2250 clicks; posted to Geek » on 22 Oct 2013 at 1:40 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-10-22 01:51:47 PM  
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Do you wanna climb the Mountain of Mars, but you're over the hill?
2013-10-22 01:44:07 PM  
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World View passengers will soar to an altitude of about 30 kilometers (about 100,000 feet) -- far short of SpaceShipTwo's intended 110-kilometer (68-mile) high peak. Inside the capsule there will be little sensation of microgravity. Rather, the whole point of the ride is the view.

For $75,000, I expect to get a ride in a Vomit Comet as well as the balloon ride.
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