Russia plans space hotel
Published on Oct 1, 2010
A Russian company has unveiled an ambitious plan to launch a hotel in space. According to a BBC report, Orbital Technologies said the four-room guest house could be in orbit by 2016, catering for a new breed of wealthy space tourists. A Soyuz shuttle would be used to blast guests to the hotel, from where they would be able to gaze back down to Earth through large portholes.
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