Brian Walker, a toy inventor with no college degree and almost no flight experience, plans to blast himself into space next summer in a rocket he is building in his back yard.
And later in the story….
The 44-year-old is building the capsule in a warehouse-sized shop on his Bend-area property. He also has built a backyard centrifuge, which he'll use to acclimate his body to high gravitational forces.
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