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Popular star signs up to go into space

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A popular film and TV star has signed upfor a flight into space.

Ashton Kutcher is the 500th person to sign up for asub-orbital trip through Virgin Galactic.

The trip includes a flight 62-miles above Earth so passengers cansee the planet's arc and experience weightlessness.

So far there is no date set for when the sitcom star will take hisflight, but Virgin Galactic reps said they hope to start service as soon asnext year.

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