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Do you have $52 million, now you can visit the ISS for a maximum of 30 days

Personally, I'm glad NASA is setting requirements as to who can go and who can't, and not just inviting any random people who has $52 million dollars to burn. The ISS is work place, not a fancy 5 star hotel.

Whoever has the money and is qualified, I hope they don't take the once in a lifetime experience for granted, and still show the utmost respect to those astronauts. Because there will be some out there who has the money, is qualified, but don't deserve to be up there.

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2 minutes ago, Dan Castellaneta said:

There's better things to blow $52 million on, like a nice house and a fleet of Ford Crown Victorias.

Personally I'd start my own casino, with blackjack, and hookers.


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I'm 0.00001% of the way there. How far can I go? 


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27 minutes ago, ARikozuM said:

I'm 0.00001% of the way there. How far can I go? 

If you try hard enough, you can get to 100%


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2 minutes ago, SlimyPython said:

If you try hard enough, you can get to 100%

There's less than a 1% chance I'll hit 1M before I'm 40. 


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9 minutes ago, ARikozuM said:

There's less than a 1% chance I'll hit 1M before I'm 40. 

You may be able to increase it if you try hard enough


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1 minute ago, SlimyPython said:

You may be able to increase it if you try hard enough

I have a better chance defeating Ornstein and Smough using diplomacy. 


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Just now, ARikozuM said:

I have a better chance defeating Ornstein and Smough using diplomacy. 

You just gotta beeeeelieveeee


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16 hours ago, Pascal... said:

Linus' trip to the ISS brought to you by Madrinas, and he'll drop it in the end.

He can drop whatever he wants in near zero gravity.  


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1 minute ago, SlimyPython said:

You just gotta beeeeelieveeee

[enters Anor Londo Cathedral]


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1 hour ago, Master Disaster said:

Personally I'd start my own casino, with blackjack, and hookers.

That just sounds like an old timey saloon/brothel.  


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[enters Anor Londo Cathedral]

[Slays whatever hard boss is in there]


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Just now, SlimyPython said:

[Slays whatever hard boss is in there]

I'm going in with roses and peace treaties. 


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Just now, ARikozuM said:

I'm going in with roses and peace treaties. 

You gonna marry it?


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2 minutes ago, SlimyPython said:

You gonna marry it?

The roses are for my grave; the treatise my epitaph. 


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16 hours ago, GoldenLag said:

it is kinda the point..........

 

its the ISS.

  1. its not cheap
  2. there is limited space
  3. you need to especially interested
  4. there is slow wifi
  5. there would be complaints regarding the slow wifi.

im suprised if there is more than 2 tourists allowed at once.

I could honestly care less about the WiFi and instead just enjoy the view and the experience that you can get onboard the ISS. Hopefully one day we can have a space elevator so we can decline the costs of getting a ship into space. If only governments would invest their time in it...


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I doubt one could afford that even if we pooled everyone on this forum's net worth.

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1 hour ago, ARikozuM said:

The roses are for my grave; the treatise my epitaph

Is is gonna be in a book?


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1 hour ago, Joko said:

I doubt one could afford that even if we pooled everyone on this forum's net worth.

You have underestimated the power of the 1%


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Personally, I'm glad NASA is setting requirements as to who can go and who can't, and not just inviting any random people who has $52 million dollars to burn. The ISS is work place, not a fancy 5 star hotel.

Whoever has the money and is qualified, I hope they don't take the once in a lifetime experience for granted, and still show the utmost respect to those astronauts. Because there will be some out there who has the money, is qualified, but don't deserve to be up there.


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4 hours ago, Master Delta Chief said:

If only governments would invest their time in it...

There is a reason why they dont do it. Mostly because with any current building materials it is practically impossible 

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13 hours ago, Master Disaster said:

 

You miss the point, if I'm paying fuel, board and lodgings by way of 50 million dollars why must I also have a degree.

 

That's akin to a hotel saying paying guests can only stay if they're qualified to clean the room after they've stayed.

No, no. You have it backwards. You have to have a degree, but why must you also have to pay for fuel, board, and lodgings?

 

Answer: Pay to win IRL

 

something something capitalism


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10 hours ago, SlimyPython said:

You have underestimated the power of the 1%

The 1% are on this forum?

Where?

I'll go get comrade guillotine. 

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