Dennis Anthony Tito - First space tourist

by   SJRANJAN

Dennis Anthony DittoDennis Anthony Tito is the first person who explored the space as tourist. He paid 20 million US dollars for this trip.


Who is Dennis?

Dennis is an American multimillionaire. Dennis born on Aug 8, 1940 in the New York City. He was interested in aeronautics and dreamt a lot about space travel.

He holds a bachelor degree of science in Astronautics and Aeronautics and a master degree in science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Connecticut.

Tour

Dennis joined the project crew arranged by Midcorp for space program. But initially NASA refused to train him for that trip as other cosmonauts were not ready to train with him.

Later the space tourism company "Space Adventures Ltd" helped him in completion of a long-held dream of space tour.

He joined Soyuz TM-32 mission and spent 7 days 22 Hours and 4 mins in space. His trip happened during mid of the year 2001.

After this trip he expressed ...  “For me, it was like being in heaven - it was like being in a second life.”


 

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