First hotel in space in 2012

SpaceHotel

Many years ago, when scholars had to write essays about The Year 2000, holidays on the moon was always one of the predictions. It did not happen in 2000 but we are taking a step closer as the world first Space Hotel at set to open.

A company behind plans to open the first hotel in space says it is on target to accept its first paying guests in 2012 despite critics questioning the investment and time frame for the multi-billion dollar project.

The Barcelona-based architects of The Galactic Suite Space Resort say it will cost $4.4m for a three-night stay at the hotel, with this price including an eight-week training course on a tropical island.

During their stay, guests would see the sun rise 15 times a day and travel around the world every 80 minutes. They would wear velcro suits so they can crawl around their pod rooms by sticking themselves to the walls like Spiderman.

Read more: News24

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~ by tallhorsewines on November 2, 2009.

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