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Monday, July 02, 2007

Spaceflight to Moon 

Space Adventures are offering tourists trips around the moon for $100 million per person; presumably travel insurance will be a little higher than the cost of the average sea cruise.
A picture of the moon taken by Mauro Sakamoto, superposed on the famous picture of the Earth taken by the Apollo 17 crew (7 December 1972) as they traveled toward the Moon on their NASA lunar landing mission, NASA, ref. as17-148-22727The lucky vacationers will begin their adventure by being launched aboard a Soyuz spacecraft. It is proposed that the spacecraft will then rendezvous in low-Earth-orbit with a booster rocket, which will propel the craft to the moon.

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