In pursuit of their ultimate dream, more and more multimillionaires are traveling to Kazakhstan and the remote, hidden rocket launch site Baikonur and accompanying training centre, Star City. In order to finance trips into space the Russians sell seats to the extremely wealthy.
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Engaging documentary examines the new frontier of space tourism built on the ashes of the once venerable Soviet space program. There's an elegiac quality to its look at what was once a grand program, now mostly abandoned - lofty dreams overgrown with weeds. Sadly, it's a bit unfocused, and its score doesn't really fit, but there are flashes of something great here.