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Russian company to double price for space tourism
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17:29, July 19, 2007

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Russian's Space Adventure is to double the price for a flight to the International Space Station, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.

The price will be raised to 30-40 million U.S. dollars from the current 20-25 million dollars, the space tourism company said.

The company said it had booked two seats for space tourists aboard the Russian spaceships Soyuz TMA-13 and Soyuz TMA-14. The flights are scheduled in autumn 2008 and spring 2009.

The Russian Federal Space Agency head Anatoly Perminov said earlier that a Russian citizen could travel to the ISS in autumn 2008, following another five millionaires space tourists.

Source: Xinhua

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