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Robert Pearlman
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posted 01-22-2009 09:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Technology Review: "Very Stunning, Very Space, and Very Cool"
Technology Review has set out to compile the first oral history of space tourism. We asked each of the five travelers who came after Tito to describe the trip. They gave hours of their time, sitting separately for multiple interviews over a six-month period. Most have never met, but they all told essentially the same story of blastoff, weightlessness, re├źntry, and revelation. We've distilled, edited, and organized their words to create a composite story of what a space vacation is really like.

328KF
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posted 01-23-2009 12:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 328KF   Click Here to Email 328KF     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That was a great read. Interesting to hear the few complaints about the experience from several of them.

I think a project like this would make a fantastic book!

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