Garriott goes into space

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 13 October 2008 07:20 GMT


As reported by the BBC, Richard Garriott blasted off in the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft in Kazakhstan yesterday and is now in space.

He’ll be on the International Space Station for the next ten days.

Garriott paid £15 million for the trip, and is only the sixth civilian to ever go into orbit.

More through the link. Richard: we salute you.

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