Go to space dream of many inhabitants of the earth. However, modern technology is not yet ready to implement science-fiction dreams everyone. It is possible that not very distant future, there will be the first lucky ones who can not go on holiday in the hot tropical countries, and in the orbit of our planet.
Bigelow Aerospace Company was established in 1998 in order to create the world's first space hotel. At this stage, it is developing a residential unit for the ISS. It is a private company of hotel magnate Robert Bigelow, who set out to open the first orbital hotel. Bigelow Aerospace developed manned space modules, two of them, even without a people, but are already orbiting the Earth.
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Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, and abbreviated BEAM, will be the first manned orbital module in Earth orbit. In expanded form an inflatable space station will have an area of 330 m 3 and can accommodate 6 astronauts.
BEAM launch into orbit is scheduled for 2015-th year. Within two years of the ISS astronauts will test module for durability, safety and comfort for human habitation. These studies will form the basis for further work on the creation of the world's first orbital hotel.