MSNBC (found on Blue's News) reportson two companies that seek to bring the space race to your desktop. Rather than pay to be a space tourist, these companies want players to compete in online skill games to win the trip of a lifetime.
|So you want to fly in space? You could put down $20 million or so to buy a ride to the international space station. You could put aside $200,000 or so for a couple of years and wait for the first suborbital spacecraft to take you to the edge of space.
Or you could plunk down a few dollars and play your way onto that suborbital spaceship.
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