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(Spaceflight Now)   Lockheed and Nanoracks are teaming up to launch a commercial space station called StarLab. The companies plan on blowing it up once it gets to orbit   (spaceflightnow.com) divider line
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2021-10-25 8:24:33 PM  
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dionysusaur: Blow it up?
Don't we have enough satellite flakes in orbit?


It is an inflatable habitat.
 
2021-10-25 6:12:56 PM  
1 vote:
Blow it up?
Don't we have enough satellite flakes in orbit?
 
2021-10-25 7:57:05 PM  
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"Since the beginning, Nanoracks has sought to own and operate a private space station to fully unlock market demand," said Jeff Manber, CEO and co-founder of Nanoracks

There is no market demand beyond space tourists, and they're going to be bored of smelling their own puke and farts after a few hours.  There ain't nothing to do up there but look out the windows.
 
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