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INTERORBITAL SYSTEMS TO LAUNCH FIRST TEENAGER TO SPACE

Published by spacecowboy on Fri Sep 26, 2003 2:55 am
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chabot imageTeen to Fly on Second X Prize Competition Flight
MOJAVE, CA (September 26, 2003) — Rocket manufacturers Interorbital Systems (IOS) announced their intention to launch the first teenager into space. Justin Houchin, a 16-year old high school graduate, robotics enthusiast, and Eagle Scout candidate, is seeking sponsorship to complete the purchase of a $50,000 ticket to ride aboard a rocket currently under construction by Interorbital Systems at their Mojave, California facilities. Justin’s supporters made a down payment on a suborbital space tourism ticket for the young man who has taken the first step toward becoming the world’s ‘First Teenager in Space.’ Read More

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