Offers Travel Bookings to Outer Space

21st Oct 2002

has become the
world`s first full service online travel site to provide travel bookings to
the ultimate visitor destination - outer space. and Space Adventures, Ltd. have formed a strategic
marketing agreement to provide once-in-a-lifetime space experiences.
Beginning Monday, October 21, 2002,`s free online members will
have access to Space Adventures` zero gravity and supersonic high-altitude jet
flights, worldwide expeditions and space flight experiences.
“We offer our free online members many unique products and services they
will not find elsewhere.  The Space Adventures program should see very
enthusiastic acceptance from extreme travelers looking for something really
new and exciting,” said Jon Snyder,`s president of Travel
Anyone can register for free at All free online members
(18-years-or-older) receive a free 3-day, 2-night hotel vacation plus over
$1,000 in travel savings when they register and receive free booking access to
“We are proud to have as a Space Adventures marketing
partner,” said Eric Anderson, president and CEO of Space Adventures.  “We look
forward to taking their members farther and higher than they have ever gone
before.” members can now book and participate in any of the
following Space Adventures` programs:
Shuttle Launch Tours: With a U.S. astronaut as host, travel
shoppers can experience the thrill of a live countdown and launch at the
Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Zero-Gravity Flights: Participants can float weightlessly just like the
astronauts at the formerly top secret Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
in Star City, Russia.
Edge of Space Flights: Expert test pilots take participants aboard a MiG-
25 supersonic jet to a speed of over two and one half times the speed of sound
(Mach 2.5) and above 80,000 feet, where one can see the curvature of the Earth
and the blackness of space.
  Sub-Orbital Space Flights: Space Adventures will offer
members a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go to space!  Participants will be
able to climb aboard a sub-orbital spacecraft and fly to an altitude of 62
miles (100 km), experience several minutes of weightlessness and see the
planet from space.  Flights are planned for 2004-2005.
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