The world’s first space hotel will open in 2022

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) – The first space hotel will appear already in 2022. This was reported by the portal SpaceNews.

Its development on the basis of the modular orbital station Aurora is handled by the American company Orion Span. The area of ​​the hotel is 42 square meters. m, can accommodate there at a time can be four guests and two crew members.

“Guests will be in orbit in the hotel at an altitude of 320 km above the surface (edited by the Earth), all the while being in a state of weightlessness,” – leads the channel “360” words of the company’s CEO Frank Bunger in an interview with Forbes magazine. The hotel will turn around the Earth every 90 minutes, so guests can observe 16 sunrises and sunsets per day.

He also noted that the guests will be able to participate in experiments on the cultivation of fruits and vegetables, as well as pick them up after returning to Earth. It is noted that a 12-day stay in a space hotel will cost tourists $ 9.5 million. The price includes three months of pre-flight preparation and a transfer to the space station and back.

In March, the inventor, engineer, billionaire Elon Mask showed new video footage of the launch of the sports car Tesla Roadster into space .