June 11, 2008
Google Jew in Space!
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, has booked himself a ride to space courtesy of Space Adventures, a Virginia company that arranges trips to the International Space Station on a Russian Soyuz rocket. His journey is scheduled for 2011.
What, he can’t wait for the Virgin Galactic joy ride?
Brin has a $5 million investment in Space Adventures, and the trip has cost others between $20 million and $40 million. No word on how much it’s costing him. But The New York Times reports there’s a little wrinkle that needs to be ironed out:
Then again, when that much Google money talks, who isn’t going to listen?