21 April 1998
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Japanese Pepsi Drinkers Could Win a Trip to Space in 2001
Reuters and Wired Magazine are reporting that the Japanese distributor of Pepsi, Suntory Ltd., plans to offer it's customers the chance to fly in space as part of a promotional campaign. Five winners will receive the opportunity to fly into space in 2001 via Zegrahm Space Voyages, a U.S. space travel agency.

Due to legal restrictions, winners would be required to pay 15 percent of the $100,000 spaceflight cost. The original story came from the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun.

For more details see Pepsi drinkers offered space visit in contest.
Source: Reuters, Wired Magazine, Yomiuri Shimbun

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21 April 1998
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