Hilton hotel and resort networksigned a contract to design facilities for astronauts going to Starlab, the private space station under development by Voyager Space Holdings and Lockheed Martin, based in Beverly Hills, USA. The deal was announced by the companies CNBC (19) Monday, during the 73rd International Astronautical Congress in Paris.

In addition to astronaut accommodation suites and dormitories, the Hilton network will explore marketing opportunities on the space station itself and possible interactive experiences with the Voyager crew. Space holding company CEO Dylan Taylor told the network that Hilton brought a “unique perspective” to the project, “not people from outer space.”

Picture shows Starlab space station

Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta acknowledged in a statement that space exploration has positively impacted life on Earth. “Hilton will now have the opportunity to use this unique environment. improving the guest experience wherever people travel” was celebrated.

First hospitality experience in space

The space station will be one of four commercial orbital units that NASA plans to place in low Earth orbit (LEO) in preparation. Retiring the International Space Station (ISS) in 2030. The space and hospitality industries have even dreamed of the possibilities of a future hotel in orbit, but Hilton’s experience is the first of its kind to be formalized.

Taylor says the initial idea for Starlab was to be as flexible as possible, with a design that makes it possible to connect three modules together. In the long term, Voyager plans to expand into the construction industry. “Multipurpose designed Starlabs” CEO for different market needs CNBC.

This first module with facilities already designed by the Hilton teams, Production will begin in the third quarter of 2023He promises Voyager.

Source: Tec Mundo

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