Date: 2 months ago   Category: Science

The Russian Federation's first private spaceport can appear in the Nizhny Novgorod Region

The Russia's first private spaceport for suborbital tourism can be constructed in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The source in the government of the region reported that now negotiations on allocation of the platform under construction are in a closing stage, documents prepare for signing. The spaceport is planned to be used for suborbital tourist flights up to 200 kilometers high. It is expected that the first flight will take place in 2025. It will last 15 minutes, five of which tourists will carry out in zero gravity, RIA Novosti tells. Tourists will be sent by the Kosmokurs company which obtained the license for space activity. Development of the one-stage returned rocket and the seven-seater spacecraft is now conducted. Photo: to Share: spaceport Nizhny Novgorod Region tourism