Friday, August 12, 2005

Lunar trips soon for civilians

My personal lifelong ambition was, and still is, to be an astronaut.

Cards did not fall the right way for me, but, you never know.

For the few who have the money to buy their way in, and I don’t mean Lance Bass, spending $20m USD to go into space is the ultimate purchase.

And the ultimate in bragging rights! Witness the following imaginary conversation between well-heeled friends.

“Hello, Jim. I just got back from Bora Bora in my new 400’ yacht.” “Me, I just got back from the Space Station. Kinda cramped, but, you know.”

Well, make that the next to ultimate in bragging rights.

For a cool $100m USD, you can go to the moon.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen.

Lunar trips are here!

For an ambition I have had since I was 7, I tell you, if I had the kashh, I would be earthbound.

$100m is $100m! A lot of money!

And what do you call the takers: