KSP Dev Offers Players a Chance to Go to Space

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I can't believe it it costs hundreds of thousands to send someone into space I don't see how it would it work.
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It's sub-orbital, not orbital. Inverse Square Law 'fo Lyfe. Just kidding, applied mathematics is hard.
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That www.idreamofspace.com site is....strange. A lot of info about how you can pay them for a chance to get into space but not much about what spacecraft will be used, what exact altitude they mean by suborbital, what time will be spent in there and lots of other very interesting but a bit too technical details. I don't say it's a scam but it's still a complete and utter bullshit."We're still haven't locked in an 'official' partnership just yet, and we're trying not to use names specifically until we have, what we CAN say, is that we HAVE spoken to providers who have said they'll take our money and give a ticket to the winner of the draw."Of course they did ! Especially if site owners are planning to sell enough posters just in time for XCOR's Lynx launch with a projected cost of flight being less than $100k. Even if it's a $200k ticket on SS2, it's still a nice profit for printing some cheap posters. Or maybe they don't plan to sell enough of them at all, who knows. It'd be even better from a business point of view.You know what ? Fuck you and your stupid "sales promotion". And Kerbal too, by extension.
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fuck you diabeetus . just fuck you ... I shouldnt have played so much eve and eat so much bacon
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Should be corrected to "win an entry to a contest to get into space" since that's what they're actually giving away according to the video.
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I think their fanbase is larger than a few dozen dudes.

In an industry first, Kerbal Space Program's designer, Squad, has partnered with www.idreamofspace.com to give us a real incentive to play KSP: a sub-orbital flight into space.

The YouTube video has all of the information, but the short version here is the two companies want to spread awareness of just how awesome and cool space is. To help facilitate this, they are having a Kerbal Space Program screenshot contest, which will run until the 31st of January.  All KSP players are entitled to one entry, with the community voting for the winning screenshots. The three pictures with the highest number of 5-star votes win.

I've spoken to the people behind this, and have been assured this spaceflight will not end up like 95% of flights leaving Kerbin.

Full rules, and a walkthrough on how to submit your picture and vote, are located on the official KSP forums.

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