Richard Garriott Begins Training for US$30 Million Spaceflight

21 January 2008 - Game Developer Richard Garriott (aka "Lord British" and the creator of Ultima and Tabula Rasa) is gearing up to become the sixth paying visitor to the International Space Station. Garriott is paying around US$30 million for the trip to the International Space Station (ISS). He is spending six weeks in Russia to undergo initial medical checks and the first round of training for his fall launch aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

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