Industry Update
External Article22 February 2018

Space tourists could stay at INFLATABLE hotel above Earth in 2021, claims billionaire

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Mr Bigelow made his billions through hotel chain Budget Suites but has now set his sights on the stars with the launch of his new company Bigelow Space Operations (BSO).

The 72-year old has vowed to outdo the likes of NASA with a "monster" space station which will act as a hotel.

Two 55-foot inflatable modules called B330-1 and B330-2 will be launched into space where humans will be able to stay.

And the company plans to sell some of the space on board the capsules to countries in need of a space laboratory similar to the International Space Station (ISS).

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