Extra-terrestrial travel aka space travel has always been a human dream and while it is possible for humans today, not everyone gets a chance to do so – until – 2022. Because a luxurious space hotel named Aurora Station is being constructed and it will soon be ready to welcome guests 200 miles above; so if you just want to get the hell out of this planet, look no further than Aurora Station – just save up $9.5 million (roughly Rs. 62 crores) per person.

What if I tell you that your holiday can be at a place which witnesses 16 sunrises and 16 sunsets in a single day, you being surrounded by absolute peace and silence, the sky is clearer, the stars seem nearer and there’s hardly anyone around for hundreds of miles. Does this feel like a dream? Well, this dream can come true if you start saving money and save $9.5 million by 2022 as a new space hotel is opening up by then. Let me introduce you to the Aurora Station, the “world’s first luxury space hotel,” orbiting 200 miles above the earth, and it is now taking reservations.

The Houston-based space company named Orion Span hopes to launch the space hotel named Aurora Station by late 2021 and welcome guests by 2022. Aurora Station will be able to host six people – which means up to 4 tourists and 2 crew members in a single trip which will last for 12 days as they race around the world at a height of over 200 miles. Since it’s no regular trip, during the 12 day stay, travellers enjoy the exhilaration of zero gravity and fly freely throughout Aurora Station, gaze at the northern and southern aurora through the many windows, soar over their hometowns, and stay in touch or live stream with their loved ones back home via high-speed wireless Internet access – only after undergoing a three-month training course focused on basic spaceflight, orbital mechanics, and life in pressurized environments in space.

The only catch here is that the entire trip will cost $9.5 million (roughly Rs 62 crores) per person – or about $791,666 a night (Rs 5 crores), including 80,000 (Rs 52 lakhs) refundable deposit. Obviously, the price is too much and it excludes roughly 99 percent of the population on earth, but hey, nobody ever said space tourism would be cheap. It is tagged to be “affordable” because it is relatively cheaper than what it might actually be and honestly, who can put a price on hovering 200 miles above whatever geopolitical turmoil is brewing on the Earth’s surface in 2022. Those who are interested in become space astronauts and experience living in space hotel, they can reserve their spot on Aurora Station today for a cool (and fully refundable) $80,000 deposit; and remember, there are just four seats. I think it is beyond worth it.

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