Want to go to space?
Social media site Foursquare has paired up with ubiquitous convenience-store chain 7-Eleven to send one person into suborbital space, reports ReadWriteWeb.
As part of a contest promoting the new movie Super 8, Foursquare users who check in to 7-Eleven locations in the U.S. can win a variety of prizes, including movie tickets to Super 8, Zero-G flight experiences and if there are more than 888,888 check-ins in June, one person wins a suborbital space flight.
Expedition 25 Commander Douglas Wheelock (aka Twitter’s @Astro_wheels) became the first human to ever use a location-based service from space when he checked in to the International Space Station and unlocked the new NASA Explorer Badge on Oct. 22, 2010.
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