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Cool Contest #9: Let’s Go Into Space

Posted by gottabkd on Tuesday, August 14, 2007

This contest is sooooo very coooool and only available to Canadians!!!!

Ever wanted to go into space? Enter this contest and you just maybe able to do that. This contest is not only for tech/science/astrology/astronaut types but for everyone who has ever dreamed of going to space. Even Will Robinson, Captain James T. Kirk and Captain Picard would love to win this one.

Hitch A Ride To Outer Space!

Proctor and Gamble and Gillette are sponsoring this awesome contest and it is Limited to one (1) entry per person and/or e-mail address. In the event it is discovered that you submitted more than one entry, all additional/duplicate entries will be disqualified.


But why not try by entering anyway. Who knows, you could end up counting all the stars in the Milky Way or taking pictures of our awesome planet Earth.

What will the experience be like?
• You will travel over 2X the speed of sound.
• Feel gravity increase at the beginning of the 30-90 min spaceflight.
• View the limits of the Earth, and the vastness of the universe beyond Earth’s atmosphere at an altitude of over 100 kilometers.
• 5 minutes weightlessness while “free-floating” in the cabin.
• Observe the ships ionization glow during hypersonic re-entry
In an unprecedented sensory experience, rocket engines boost you beyond the normal limits of flight to regions above 62 miles (100 kilometers) – where space begins. After the engines shutdown, you will experience up to five minutes of continuous weightlessness, all the while gazing at the vast blackness of space and the blue horizon of the Earth below.

OK that is just way to cool!! Check out more fun FAQ’s to get the full event activities.

Here are the contest details…



ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence, at the time of entry.

TIMING: Starting 12:01 AM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on July 1, 2007 until 11:59:59 PM EST on December 31, 2007.

TO ENTER: Complete the entry form, confirm compliance with the contest rules by checking the appropriate box and submit the entry on-line. Limited to one (1) entry per person and/or e-mail address. In the event it is discovered that you submitted more than one entry, all additional/duplicate entries will be disqualified.

THE PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize awarded consisting of one (1) “Space Adventures” sub-orbital flight. Prize travel anticipated to occur by July 1, 2010. Winner (as defined below) will be notified of the departure date and launch location three (3) months prior to scheduled date. Contest Sponsors reserve the right to change such scheduled date as force majeure, health or other condition of the crew or passengers, technical failures or difficulties or adverse weather conditions may reasonably require. Winner must be available to travel on the Contest Sponsors’ selected dates. Prize also includes: round-trip coach airfare from the major Canadian commercial airport nearest the Winner’s home (departure point) to the first available “Space Adventures” sub-orbital flight launch location (to be determined at Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion), three (3) days of flight training, one (1) sub-orbital space flight, ground transportation to and from the launch location, hotel accommodations for one (1) [based on one (1) standard room, single occupancy, room and taxes only] for four (4) nights at a hotel chosen by the Contest Sponsors, and meals for the duration of the training program and launch day. Approximate Retail Value $80,000 USD. Prize details, flight dates, hotel accommodation and restaurant choice are subject to change, at Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion, without notice or compensation.

Additional Mementoes of the trip include:
• Original and exclusive “Space Adventures” sub-orbital flight ticket
• “Space Adventures” flight suit
• Astronaut gold embossed lapel pin
• Gold embossed “Space Adventures” medallion and astronaut wings
• Personalized travel bag
• Lifetime membership to “Space Adventures” spaceflight club

For full contest Rules and Regulations go here
FAQ’s go here

So go ahead… enter this awesome contest and get your space boots ready for the intergalactic flight… Good Luck….

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