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Space trip to be offered in China for $220,000

Updated: 2013-08-19 16:48

An hour-long experience, guaranteed to be out of this world, will be on offer for 1.35 million yuan ($220,000) in 2015.

A space flight, operated by an astronavigation company from the Netherlands, will be on offer through a travel agency based in Jiangsu province, Nanjing-based Modern Express reported.

The Dutch company, Space Experience Curacao, is cooperating with a travel agency in the province and plans to offer space flights in September for 2015.

The flights will be limited to one passenger who will sit beside the pilot at take-off.

All successful applicants must undergo a physical exam and pass a training course.

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