Greg Olsen, who recently resumed training for the trip, is the founder of a New Jersey-based Infrared Camera manufacturing company, Sensors Unlimited Inc. The Virginia-based Space Adventures Company, responsible for the trips of fellow American Dennis Tito and South African Mark Shuttleworth on earlier Soyuz missions, brokered deal.Read more at Earth Times
Russia to take American millionaire to ISS for $20 million
Posted on Sunday, July 10 2005 @ 4:27 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The 60 year old American millionaire Greg Olsen will pay Russia's space agency $20 million to become world's third space tourist.