Book Your Next Christmas Vacation to Moon? Buy One Flight, Get One Free ...!

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The US Government now wants NASA to set its goal higher than the moon. The skies above our atmosphere are going private. May be it becomes a reality soon to spend a Christmas with family on the moon!

Under legislation passed by the House late Wednesday, the nation’s spaceflight program will take a new direction. NASA will turn to private companies to launch astronauts into space, while it starts work on a larger rocket for travel to more distant destinations — an asteroid, perhaps, and eventually Mars. Recently, Boeing and a space tourism company announced a deal to sell tickets on rocket rides to the International Space Station. Now Boeing just has to build a spaceship. Space Adventures Ltd. has already been selling seats aboard the Russian-built Soyuz spaceship. So far, seven customers have ridden on eight flights through Spacecraft Adventures. Currently the price for a flight brokered by Space Adventures to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft is US$ 20–35 million. According to Wikipedia, Virgin Galactic, one of the leading potential space tourism groups, is planning to begin passenger service aboard the VSS Enterprise, a Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo type spacecraft. The initial seat price will be $200,000, but that price is expected to eventually fall to $20,000. To date, over 80,000 people have made down payments on bookings. Next time when you open the mail you might see a coupon "buy one flight to moon, get one free."

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Visiting Moon

I wouldn't mind a trip to moon.