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ANSARI X PRIZE At The Space Store

Press Release From: The Space Store
Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2004

The Space Store has been chosen as the official online retailer for the ANSARI X PRIZE, the $10,000,000 prize to jumpstart the space tourism industry through competition among the most talented entrepreneurs and rocket experts in the world. The $10 Million cash prize will be awarded to the first team that privately finances, builds & launches a spaceship, able to carry three people to 100 kilometers (62.5 miles): returns safely to Earth; and, repeats the launch with the same ship within 2 weeks.

"This is such an exciting project for the space community around the world," said The Space Store President Dayna Steele Justiz. "The official ANSARI X PRIZE hats, t-shirts and lapel pins are a natural fit with our wide selection of NASA and space products." The ANSARI X PRIZE black hat, black t-shirt and lapel pin are currently available at www.thespacestore.com with more products coming soon.

The Space Store, a Space Media Inc. Company and a subsidiary of SPACEHAB Inc., is the largest space-related retail website in the Universe, shipping around the world and featuring over 1000 quality products including official NASA mission patches, real space food, NASA posters, space toys, Apollo pens and NASA flight suit replicas. The Space Store is located at 1400 NASA Road One, across from the NASA-Johnson Space Center in Space City USA (Houston, TX) and online at www.thespacestore.com.

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