08/02/2011 09:13 am ET Updated Oct 02, 2011

Star Trek Park In Jordan Will Be Fit For A King

Jordan's King Abdullah II is going 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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