Tuesday, August 14, 2007

A New Space Race - $4 Million to Stay in Space Hotel

Nerd, geeks, dweebs and dorks unite in what might seem at first blush to be a sci-fi fantasy. The goal ... by 2012 a company wants to open the first hotel in space. Orbiting the earth, the Galactic Suite hotel will allow guests to view 15 sun-rises and sun-sets as a trip around Earth would only last 80 minutes. For $4,000,000 guests will be treated to a space camp for eight weeks on a secluded island and then three days in orbit. This company is betting that enough of the 40,000 people estimated to be wealthy enough to even consider such a holiday would be willing to hand over the funds for a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Read more about it here.

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