Serhat TUNAR -TDO- The chief designer of the Russian NPO Aerospace Technologies Company, Aleksandr Begak, announced that a Space Yacht project will taking place to take tourists to the near orbit of the Earth.
Begak, who gave an interview to Sputnik, stated that with the space yacht project, it is planned to take the tourists to the orbit of the Earth. Within the framework of the project, it will be able to take off from ordinary airports such as space yachts and airplanes. Begak said that they named the project as“Selena” and the project started two years ago.
There will be 6 passengers and 1 pilot seat in each of the space yachts. Although the yachts will move without pilots, there will be a pilot in the vehicle to make the passengers feel comfortable. The price of the journey will be 200-300 thousand dollars per person and the first flights will start in 5 years.