Filed under: Luxury Travel & Hotels
We know space tourism is getting big but what about space real estate? A company called Bigelow Aerospace recently launched Genesis II, a prototype habitat that may be the future of life in space. The company is getting closer and closer to launching a habitat that can support human life. The first habitat that can support three people, Sundancer, is set to launch in 2010.
Robert Bigelow has already invested $75 million in the company and says that the inflatable could be used for hotels, laboratories or other purposes. The biggest problem he foresees is having enough launch vehicles to get his designs into space. As the article in the Register puts it, what's the point in cheap housing if there is no way to get