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- March 7, 2008

Zero gravity yes, zero dollars no

Space tourism tickets can set you back $20 million — or $4,000 for a weightless ride at Moffett

by Angela Hey

Last month, the Computer History Museum hosted Charles Simonyi, a former Microsoft executive who paid $20 million for a vacation on the International Space Station. In the form of a play-by-play recounting of his adventure, he gave some fascinating, personal insights into space travel.

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