Sep 182010
 
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Boeing and Space Adventures have joined forces to offer “affordable” travel to low Earth orbit for private space tourists. A memorandum of agreement between the two companies could see flights on-board the Boeing Crew Space Transportation-100 (CST-100) spacecraft from 2015.

Space Adventures plans to market the commercial seats to private individuals, businesses and U.S federal agencies other than NASA.

“With our customer experience and Boeing’s heritage in human spaceflight, our goal is not only to benefit the individuals who fly to space, but also to help make the resources of space available to the commercial sector by bringing the value from space back to Earth,” said Eric Anderson, co-founder and chairman of Space Adventurers.

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