If you had the oportunity to go to outer space would you?

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If you had the oportunity to go to outer space would you?

Posted 20 April 2012 - 06:56 AM

I am curious as to how many people would actually say yes to doing this in this time period--not the future with what we have available today.

would you take this
http://en.wikipedia....ki/SpaceShipTwo


http://www.virgingalactic.com/

I believe the cost is about 200k U.S. to go 90 miles up and soon 117 miles

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:01 AM

Space? Space? Wanna go to space? .. space .. SPAAAACE!! Space. Space. Hey. Hey. Listen. Listen! Listen.. .. Space.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:02 AM

Yes and more yes. I tangentially know a certified space travel agent and have made mention that if she needs someone to get first hand experience, for discount, I would be willing to go.

There are also these guys if you are feeling a balloon might be better.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:03 AM

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I have a list of people whom I would spend 200k to send into space. Though I need a guarantee that they don't come back.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:06 AM

View Postmodi123_1, on 20 April 2012 - 10:02 AM, said:

Yes and more yes. I tangentially know a certified space travel agent and have made mention that if she needs someone to get first hand experience, for discount, I would be willing to go.

There are also these guys if you are feeling a balloon might be better.



this sounds interesting but I think it would take to long to get there and then there is the thing about being that high in the air------
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:10 AM

no2 - would you be willing to donate 200k with no guarantee that they'll stay there? I mean if there was a high probability they WOULD come back? 'cuz I might know a guy who would be interested. ;)
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:12 AM

View Postmodi123_1, on 20 April 2012 - 10:10 AM, said:

no2 - would you be willing to donate 200k with no guarantee that they'll stay there? I mean if there was a high probability they WOULD come back? 'cuz I might know a guy who would be interested. ;)

Only if I got a guarentee that they went in a non-pressurized part of the shuttle.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:18 AM

I realize I'm getting saggy, but isn't this method of removing outdated inventory a little harsh?
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:18 AM

Awww.. that makes "my friend" a saaaaaad space panda.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 07:22 AM

View PostBenignDesign, on 20 April 2012 - 10:18 AM, said:

I realize I'm getting saggy, but isn't this method of removing outdated inventory a little harsh?

No.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 08:28 AM

yes yes a million trillion times yes.

(also, spaceport america is about 3 hours from my home, so i plan on eventually taking a launch in. holla)
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:08 AM

The question is vague. Are you asking if one could go into space based upon today's technology would they? Or are you asking how much would one be willing to pay to travel into space today?

If it is the second question then are you asking based upon current circumstance or is it 'how much would you need to justify spending x to go into space?'
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:28 AM

not vague at all -- i am asking if you would go into space with todays technology... i just give the price
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:37 AM

We may have vague definitions on vague.

Yes I would go with today's technology.

I couldn't afford it.

If money weren't a consideration wouldn't think twice (though I'd probably then plan a moon trip or something, why do it half-arsed?)
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:40 AM

View PostMagooguli, on 20 April 2012 - 12:08 PM, said:

The question is vague.

Only if you are a dunce.

Do you want to go into space, it's available.
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