That's the minimum donation needed for a shot at a private ride aboard the Lynx Mark II, a commercial spacecraft currently under development in the Mojave desert. The caused-based Urgency Network, which raises money for non-profits while giving contributors once-in-a-lifetime experiences, is behind the "Ticket to Rise" campaign. Over 30 organizations - like PETA, the David Lynch Foundation, and Teen Cancer America - can be championed by participants. Your chances of winning increase as you either share or add more money to your campaign. Even better, for every $1M raised before the July 21st deadline, another ticket to space is added to the pool.
"You're in the cockpit with the pilot, not in a cabin with five strangers," he told Sapce.com last year. "It's your flight, and the windows are bigger. Also, you don't have to deal with the possibility of other passengers getting sick, and if you have to vomit yourself, you don't need to feel embarrassed."
Check out the promo video for "Ticket to Ride" below. To enter for a chance to win, hit the official site here.
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