Private Russian company S7 Space, which is the operator of the floating cosmodrome “Sea launch”, started the implementation of a project to create an orbital spaceport. The company announced on his page in social network Facebook. In addition, S7 has announced a Space mission to Mars.
Because mankind sooner or later will return to the moon, and then proceed to the colonization of Mars and start to conquer other parts of the Solar system, an essential element of interplanetary space transportation system of the future will be orbital spaceport, according to the company. He’s become a transit point for servicing and refueling interplanetary spacecraft and earth satellites, research lab, training base, tourist center.
“We are starting to implement project “Orbital spaceport”. For its creation we propose to make the whole rich experience of the domestic space in long-duration manned flights”, — is spoken in the message.
“To all: we propose to make the whole rich experience of the domestic space in long-duration manned flights”.
The company also made a call for cooperation of public corporations, commercial companies and ambitious start-UPS in this project.
“This goal will be a stimulus to the development of technology, to establish a public-private partnership in pursuing the possibilities of space industry ensure the relevance of the Russian Astronautics in the global movement in space”, — stated in the message.
S7 Space also published a video