and Incredible Adventures to Offer Sub-Orbital Flights
10/4/04 - Incredible Adventures, the Sarasota Florida-based company
best known for offering supersonic MiG flights and Rocketplane Limited,
Inc., an Oklahoma corporation dedicated to revolutionizing space travel,
have signed a marketing agreement. Both companies will begin taking
reservations for Rocketplane's suborbital spaceflight experience,
slated to launch in 2007.
to start taking flight reservations - and our customers will fly in
the order in which they sign up," said Incredible Adventures President
Jane Reifert. "We've been looking for a company capable of fulfilling
the space dreams of our clients for more than a decade. We're confident
we've found that company in Rocketplane Limited, Inc. I've met the
engineers. I've seen their facilities. It takes a lot to impress me,
but the Rocketplane team has."
developing a commercial space vehicle that will depart from the Oklahoma
Spaceport and take space travelers 100 km above Earth, where they
can view the planet from space and experience the sensation of weightlessness
for up to four minutes. The Civilian Astronaut Spaceflight Experience
is currently priced at $99,500.
has been a leader in promoting the development of space tourism and
will add the suborbital flights to its catalogue of one-of-a-kind
holidays for thrill-seekers.
is a world-renowned leader in marketing high-adventure programs,"
said George French, Rocketplane Limited, Inc.'s President and CEO.
"We have been very impressed with the quality of work they perform,
and look forward to a long and plentiful relationship with Incredible
has been selling space adventures since 1993. The company offers hands-on
training at Russia's Cosmonaut Training Center, zero-gravity flights
in Moscow and Ft Lauderdale and high-altitude flights in Russia and
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