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PostPosted: Sun Apr 17 2005 9:24 am    Post subject: wanna bet? 500 mill? Reply with quote

Las Vegas mogul Robert Bigelow hopes will constitute the world’s first orbital hotel.

Bigelow is betting $500 million of his personal fortune that he can make it come true. He has hired veteran space-travel engineers to perfect the technology, he has produced nearly launch-ready hardware for testing, and he’s floating a $50-million prize to entice other companies to create a safe, reliable orbital space vehicle to transport guests to the front door—or rather, the airlock. Even five years ago, this plot would have seemed utterly implausible.

Here is a shot of what they look like...


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