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Space voyage ticket sales take off in China

By Zheng Jinran | China Daily | Updated: 2014-07-15 07:18

Expert calls for more oversight of fledgling 'chaotic' online market

The costly voyage to space has drawn attention from wealthy young people, for whom tickets have been a hot item online, but the cost of the trips and the safety of participants need more supervision from authorities, one expert says.

A man from Zhejiang province booked a trip to space from an online travel agency and gave the full payment, about 630,000 yuan ($101,500), in June. After paying for the costly space voyage, he went to travel in South Africa.

Space voyage ticket sales take off in China

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