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Glavkosmos Offers Spacewalks, Capsule Purchase to Space Billionauts

10 Jun 2021, 09:42 UTC
Glavkosmos Offers Spacewalks, Capsule Purchase to Space Billionauts
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by Douglas MessierManaging Editor

Glavkosmos is offering space tourists the option of performing spacewalks from the International Space Station (ISS) and stays of up to 30 days aboard the orbital laboratory. They can even purchase the Soyuz space capsule that took them to and from the station.

The company, which is part of Roscosmos, recently upgraded its website to provide details of what paying customers can do when they book a trip to the station. The information is available in Russian and English.

“Potential customers of commercial manned space flights can now easily get information from the primary source on how their flight to the International Space Station will be organized,” said Glavkosmos General Director Dmitry Loskutov. “Future commercial participants in space flights will be able to understand in which spacecraft and rocket they will go on space travel, what tasks will be solved in the process of their pre-flight preparation, what they will be able to do during their stay in space. And the most important thing is that on the site they can easily contact our managers, get feedback and additional information.”

The basic program includes a medical examination, training at Star City in Russia, a flight to ...

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