Finnish poker pro Jens Kyllonen can make history as he becomes among the first individuals to attempt a passenger voyage to space in 2014.
Kyllonen, who built his success playing a few of the greatest internet poker competitions on the planet, could reserve his seat for any pricey E160,000. “I have been intrigued with space now that I’ve the chance to become among the first people going I simply felt like I needed to get it done,Inch he stated.
The Texas Holdem star rose to prominence in 2005 as he grew to become just the second Finn to scoop a coveted ETP title after his emphatic win at Patrik Antonius. In June 2008, while using name ‘Jeans89, also, he clinched the iPoker poker network ECOOP II tournament series (European Poker Championship of internet Poker) primary event winning $315,000 along the way.
The poker star will probably be became a member of by a few famous company as he boards the flight having a-List celebs Aston Kutcher, Kaira Pitt and Tom Hanks also stated to become making your way.
However, the excitement seeker did warn that the exact date for that flight hasn’t yet been confirmed as engineers make an effort to fine-tune plans. “I”ll most likely go in 2014,” he described.
When requested about any preflight training, Kyllonen clarified, “There’s a 3-4 day training period in the spaceport in Boise State Broncos prior to the flight but apart from that there is not any requirement for it. As lengthy as you do not have certain illnesses you are able to go even when you’re old or perhaps in bad shape.”
It’s been 50 plus years since man joined space and it appears as though Kyllonen is looking for the exciting adventure. What is the news also comes when recent tragic news notifies the first man to create feet around the moon Neil Lance armstrong died around the 25th August 2012. Hopefully his legacy inspires a brand new generation to mind directly into space to follow along with in the actions. Not setting feet around the actual moon. But to mind in to the big black abyss.