That looks that might be the case.
According to NewsCore (who?), “Avatar” and “Titanic” director James Cameron bought the first private trip around the moon. That’s the rumor, anyway.
Space Adventures, which is setting up the trip aboard a modified Russian Soyuz transport, is neither confirming nor denying the story. The trip, would could take place as early as late 2015, is still awaiting the sale of a second $150 million ticket to another would-be lunar billionaut.
Cameron’s participation makes sense. Space Adventures officials have said that the first ticket holder was a prominent personality who was going to do something very special on his lunar trip. A motion picture with Earth as a fragile oasis theme against the backdrop of space would be right up his alley.
The other ticket holder may be one of the four men identified in Parabolic Arc’s recently completed poll at right. Virgin Galactic head honcho Richard Branson narrowly beat out Google co-founder Sergey Brin. The first clown in space, Guy Laliberte, was a distant third with two-time space traveler Charles Simonyi bringing up the rear.
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