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Russia’s private “space yachts” to fly tourists to near-Earth orbit in 5 years

Russia’s private “space yachts” to fly tourists to near-Earth orbit in 5 years Private space tourism is taking off in Russia with plans to send tourists to near-Earth orbit in spacecraft capable of launching from ordinary airfields, chief designer of NPO Aviation and Space Technologies Aleksandr Begak said. He told Sputnik news agency the first flights may start in five…