Dennis Tito in training Photo: Space Adventures
View from space taken by Greg Olsen Photo: Space Adventures
The ISS Photo: NASA
Space tourist Mark Shuttleworth floating on board the ISS Photo: Space Adventures
Google co-founder Sergey Brin has forked out a US$5 million deposit to reserve a seat on future orbital spaceflights and join the select group of private space tourists. Space Adventures, the company that helped Dennis Tito become the world’s first private astronaut in 2001, has also announced an agreement with the Federal Space Agency of the Russian Federation (FSA) to launch a dedicated mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2011.
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