CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 24, 2004
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(Studio: Miles O'Brien) The role of the Zero-G Corp. in planning space tourism featured; scenes shown from a simulation of customers experiencing weightlessness on a 747 plane. [X-Prize Foundation President Peter DIAMANDIS- says his aim is to make space a profitable business; notes we need a new generation of competition.] The X-Prize for the first civilian team to fly a three-seat vehicle to space & back twice outlined; scenes shown from the competition. [First space tourist Dennis TITO- says it will take decades for the space tourism industry to develop.]
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