Tom Hanks is regarded as a Hollywood veteran and American cultural icon.
Hanks went on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to promote his new movie “Finch.”
Jeff Bezos offered Hanks a seat in his spacecraft for $28 million.
Hanks rejected the offer because he thought the money was much for a 12-minute trip.
He was in a movie about space travel called “Apollo 13,” where most scenes were shot in an anti-gravity jet.
Hanks said he would have taken the offer if it was free just for the experience.
Hanks is one of the 600 people who have reserved tickets to board the Virgin Galactic.
Last month, William Shatner became the oldest person to fly to space at 90.
When he landed, he became emotional and shared his reaction and gratitude with Bezos and the press.