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Message 1362666 - Posted: 29 Apr 2013, 19:46:25 UTC

Galactic is Go

Will need a really good lottery win to buy the ticket though.... :(
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Message 1362777 - Posted: 30 Apr 2013, 5:56:30 UTC - in response to Message 1362666.

British billionaire Richard Branson's commercial space venture Virgin Galactic got one step closer to carrying tourists into space. I'll join in the lottery. If I win, will give my ticket away. Going up that far in space, is scary.

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Message 1362783 - Posted: 30 Apr 2013, 6:10:38 UTC - in response to Message 1362777.

British billionaire Richard Branson's commercial space venture Virgin Galactic got one step closer to carrying tourists into space. I'll join in the lottery. If I win, will give my ticket away. Going up that far in space, is scary.

Even at my age, 63, I'd go in a NY minute. But I'm sure I'd never get past the health screening. Many years ago I was on a Northwest Airlines 747 coming back from Japan. My ticket,which I paid extra for, was in executive class on the upper deck behind the cockpit. After I boarded and climbed the staircase the gate agent tried to convince me to relocate to the main deck, but not 1st class, to which I responded "The hard part is already done and if this plane ends up on fire I can get down the stairs as fast as anyone else". They relented and let me stay on the upper deck. I can just see me wheeling up to Spaceship II in wheelchair.
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Message 1362788 - Posted: 30 Apr 2013, 6:16:28 UTC

Lynn i'll go in your place if you realy wouldn't ,get in Bransons joy fight it would be worth it even at 63 Dewoody . I'm 50 and bloody oth
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Message 1362957 - Posted: 30 Apr 2013, 21:09:52 UTC
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I'm with Bob. If the chance came, I'd be gone faster than a bullet :) Wanted to go ever since the Mercury missions.

Edit, just so that I could witness scenes like this in person......

Saturn Hurricane
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Message 1412212 - Posted: 6 Sep 2013, 16:49:49 UTC

Looking good.....

On track for 2014

...now just need to win the lottery :)
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Message 1412325 - Posted: 6 Sep 2013, 21:00:08 UTC

Yep I'd go, too right I would.

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Message 1413232 - Posted: 9 Sep 2013, 11:22:12 UTC

+1!!
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Message 1413308 - Posted: 9 Sep 2013, 17:03:59 UTC

I'd love to go after they have a few flights under their belt. Maybe wait a little to see if they kill anyone in the attempt first. :P
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