The ‘Commercial Space Station’ by Russian innovators Orbital Technologies is planned to be a privately operated multiuse space station orbiting 217 miles above the planet. The Station, with accommodation for up to seven people across four cabins, will be open by 2016 and is designed not only for scientific missions but also for use as a Space Hotel for paying customers.
Orbital Technologieswas founded to open space for private enterprise. We are developing key systems, infrastructure, and technologies that are essential to rapidly accelerate the commercial space industry and its applicability to the global marketplace.
We believe that opening space to the commercial sector is critical to the future prosperity of Earth.
We live in global community and a world that is increasingly interdependent, subject to resource constraints and urgently in need of innovation that can open frontiers and enable improvements in the lives of people all over the world.Orbital Technologies is uniquely positioned to bridge the historical successes of the Russian space industry, while at the same progressing with the entrepreneurial speed and dexterity more commonly seen in start-up companies.
>We will bring out the best of both worlds – making use of the most reliable and economical space systems in the world and being able to accomodate specific requests of the commercial sector and international partners.
Our mission is to open space to the commercial sector by utilizing proven Russian technology. We are creating a path of discovery for the 21st centure.