Russia to take American millionaire to ISS for $20 million

Posted on Sunday, Jul 10 2005 @ 04:27 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.
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


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