View Full Version : Go to the Moon for $100million

John L
2005-Aug-10, 04:18 PM
According to this BBC website news story (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4139188.stm) for the paltry sum of US$100million you too can go do a quick orbit or two of the Moon. The plan would be to launch in a Soyuz capsule, dock with a booster launched separately, and then fly in your tiny tin can of a capsule around the Moon and back to Earth. They estimate that anywhere from 500 to 1,000 people in the world can afford the trip.

2005-Aug-12, 02:22 PM
Any possibility of the bank extending me a loan? Sounds excellent!

2005-Aug-13, 07:10 PM
This would be big. It would mark the first time a non-American (a Russian, specifically) leaves Earth orbit.

2005-Aug-13, 08:55 PM
nakes me wonder how much it really costs, if they can charge 100 mil for a ticket.

bet Rutan offers to do it for less. that is if he gives up on the suborbital tourist things and lets someone else handle it