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Space Perspective unveils luxurious interior of balloon-launched spaceflight experience

Space Perspective unveils luxurious interior of balloon-launched spaceflight experience

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 12 (UPI) -- Want to be a space tourist but can't spend tens of millions of dollars? Space Perspective, a Florida-based space tourism company, is working on another option that falls in the six-figure range. On Tuesday, the company provided a sneak peek into the luxurious $ 125,000-per-ride accommodations its passengers will enjoy as they stare down Earth from a vantage point that has mostly been limited to astronauts, the super rich and the super lucky. Coinciding with the anniversary of the first human spaceflight, the company released artist's illustrations of the interior of its crew capsule, called the Spaceship Neptune. The vessel is named for the Roman god of the sea and 8th planet in the solar system. Passengers who climb aboard will enjoy 360-degree panorami...