Exploring Space on Earth

Dying to visit Outer Space but a little short on the $20 million price tag to fly there on a Russian rocket ship? Well, for all you space fanatics out there, the LA Times has published a handy little guide to space exploration right here on Mother Earth.

Wannabe astronauts can, for example, visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C., Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada (CA), the Houston Space Center in Texas, or a handful of other space-rific venues.

Journalist Dinah Eng provides all the details including airline transportation and costs.