By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 12:12 PM on 24th August 2010
It might not look much. In fact, it looks practically suicidal.
But two Danish inventors hope to launch the world’s first amateur-built rocket for human space travel.
The homemade rocket is the brainchild of Danish firm Copenhagen Suborbitals, headed by Kristian von Bengtson and Peter Madsen.
It is due to launch from a submarine in the Baltic Sea on August 30th and, if successful, they will repeat it with a human passenger on board as soon as possible.
Madsen hopes to be inside the single-passenger capsule named Tycho Brahe for a manned flight in the near future if all goes well next week.
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