Monday, August 27, 2007

Galactic Suite - first hotel planned in space.

BARCELONA (Reuters) -- "Galactic Suite", the first hotel planned in space, expects to open for business in 2012 and would allow guests to travel around the world in 80 minutes.

An artist's impression of the Galactic Suite, where guests would enjoy views of the Earth during their three-day stay

Its Barcelona-based architects say the space hotel will be the most expensive in the galaxy, costing $4 million for a three-day stay.

During that time guests would see the sun rise 15 times a day and use Velcro suits to crawl around their pod rooms by sticking themselves to the walls like Spiderman.

(Hopefully that's $4 million dollars in 2012 money!)

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