‘Interstellar’ Sending One Lucky Fandango Ticket Buyer to Space

Random winner will receive a seat aboard XCOR’s Lynx Mark II spacecraft

Last Updated: October 31, 2014 @ 8:56 AM

If you’ve ever dreamed of going to space and want to see Christopher Nolan‘s “Interstellar,” then prepare to get your hopes up, because Fandango is sending one lucky ticket buyer to the final frontier.

The online ticket retailer launched a month-long sweepstakes on Friday, which will award a grand-prize winner a seat aboard XCOR’s Lynx Mark II spacecraft.

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That ride that reaches 62 miles above the Earth’s surface would normally cost $100,000, so it’s a pretty good deal — especially considering “Interstellar” has been praised by the majority of those who have seen it, so far.

Every person who buys a ticket through Fandango will be automatically entered, but it’s also open to those who fill out a free standard sweepstakes entry form.

The contest was made possible through a unique partnership between Fandango, Paramount Pictures, rocket engine and spaceflight development company, XCOR Aerospace, and Motherboard, VICE’s online channel dedicated to the intersection of technology, science and culture.

Also read: ‘Interstellar’ Review: Christopher Nolan’s Sci-Fi Epic Launches Perfectly, Crumbles Upon Landing

“Frontiers are not opened by the faint-hearted,” XCOR CEO Jeff Greason said. “‘Interstellar’ offers those of us working to create a hopeful future for humanity in space the chance to stop and enjoy the vistas of that future for a few hours, and this flight makes it possible for one more person to take the journey with us onboard Lynx.”

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