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Russian company to build ‘space hotel’

Oct 03, 2010 / Hotels

A Russian company plans to launch a comfortable space hotel for tourists who up to now have shared cramped accommodation with astronauts. The company, Orbital Technologies, plans to launch the first module of the hotel in 2015-16, its chief executive Sergei Kostenko told RIA Novosti news agency. A cosy fit, the first module will measure […]

Virgin to launch space tourism in 18 months

Sep 28, 2010 / Travel

Richard Branson said Monday that Virgin Galactic is on track to offer commercial space travel within 18 months. Space hotels are next on the drawing board. The project’s SpaceshipTwo, an aircraft built by aviation engineer Burt Rutan and designed to carry paying customers into suborbital space, had its maiden flight in the California desert in […]

First space hotel to open by 2012‎

Nov 06, 2009 / Hotels

A private space tourism company, Galactic Suite Limited, has announced that they will be opening the first space hotel in 2012 The company is offering a three-night stay for 3 million euros ($4.4 million). The zero-g resort will orbit the Earth at 30,000 mph, completely circling the planet once every 80 minutes, while offering visitors […]

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