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First luxury hotel in space announced
What is your dream vacation or experience? Visiting Antarctica to take photos with penguins, or staying in a completely isolated island privately? What about overlooking the blue planet from 360 kilometers above the surface without any gravity? Such dream may come true very soon if only you can afford it.
A US space technology startup has recently announced a 12-day vacation plan for space travel. Four space travelers and two crew members will stay in their fully modular space station at a time. While the luxury space hotel orbits Earth every 90 minutes, the guests will see around 16 sunrises and sunsets every 24 hours. And of course, they can enjoy floating freely in the gravity-free cabin and dining in their space suits.
What will it take to get there? A three-month training program and all-inclusive transportation to and accommodation in the space station costs $...
Enjoy reading the article and think if it’s a value package for an authentic astronaut experience.