NEW YORK -- Space Adventures, a company that enables space tourism,
said that Gregory Olsen, CEO of Princeton, N.J.-based Sensors
Unlimited has signed up to go where only two other civilians have
gone before: outer space.
Space Adventures said Olsen has begun training for his space
flight at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City,
Russia, in preparation for his April 2005 ascent into the wild,
The other two civilians to journey into space were Dennis Tito
in 2001 and Mark Shuttleworth in 2002.
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