Jordan's King Abdullah II Invests In A $1.5 Billion Star Trek Theme Park

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Star Trek is getting a theme park. Just don’t look for it in the United States. Jordan’s King Abdullah II is getting into the theme park business in the nerdiest way possible – by investing in a $1.5 billion Star Trek theme park on the Gulf of Aqaba.

The National reports that the King, a well-known Trekkie, has partnered with Middle Eastern and American investors to create the Red Sea Astrarium, which will feature a massive “space-flight adventure” ride based 2009’s “Star Trek” film reboot.

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