[[Image:Spacewalker.jpg|thumb|400px|Adventure travel at its finest - and at around $40 million, its most expensive]]
[[Image:Earth from space.jpg|thumb|250px|a view of Europe from low Earth orbit]]
All that sub-orbital stuff is pretty nifty, but these days no one's really ready to accept that you were "in Space" until you've been in orbit around the Earth. There's no single altitude for this (it depends on your orbital velocity), but due to atmospheric drag it's only practical above 350 km. Commonly known as Low Earth Orbit, this is currently the exclusive domain of
* <listing name="Space Adventures" address="8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1000, Vienna, VA 22182" phone="+1 888-85-SPACE" email="[email protected]" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.spaceadventures.com">Space Adventures has organized orbital flights to the International Space Station (ISS). Around $35 million per person will buy you basic training and a launch on a Soyuz vessel from the Russian Cosmodrome at [[Baikonur]] to the ISS. Participants must also fulfill certain physical fitness requirements to ensure their and the mission's safety.</listing>
Fortunately, there are countless opportunities for exploration and discovery down on the surface, in places such as [[Africa]], [[Asia]], [[Europe]], the [[Middle East]], [[North America|North]], [[Central America|Central]], and [[South America]]s, and countless [[Island nations|islands]] in between...