15 Nov '11, 2am

Local businessman books S$1.3m holiday for family - into space. Where have you gone this year?

SINGAPORE - A local family is set to become the first from Asia to head into outer space together, Virgin Galactic announced yesterday. The Singaporean businessman asked to remain anonymous because he "apparently hasn't told his wife yet", said the space-tourism company's commercial director, Mr Stephen Attenborough. Mr Attenborough, who made the announcement at an international media and marketing conference here, told AFP that the Singaporean man chartered the whole flight on the six-seat SpaceShipTwo for his family. The rocket-propelled "spaceplane" will be piloted by a two-man crew beyond Earth's atmosphere, after being launched by a carrier aircraft WhiteKnightTwo (WK2). "I had lunch yesterday with a guy who got in touch with us in Singapore, and over lunch he signed his contract for not just a seat, but for a whole flight," said Mr Attenborough, who added that the ma...

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