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Cost for moon voyage is, well, astronomical

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WASHINGTON — The idea sounds so preposterous that even its backers admit it seems lifted from the pages of an Isaac Asimov novel. But the architects of a new aerospace company say they plan to do what kids have dreamed about since the Apollo age: create a business that can blast tourists to the moon — maybe by the end of the decade. “This sounds like science fiction. We intend to make it science fact,” said Alan Stern, a former NASA science director who is now leading the company behind the moonshot effort, dubbed Golden Spike.

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