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Private company began a set of astronauts to work in the space hotel. / March 17, 2010 /

Private company Bigelow Aerospace start hiring astronauts for future work in space hotel or on the space station. Vacancy Announcement is available on the website of the company.

Among the requirements for the candidates is mandatory experience of flying in space. In addition, prospective employees must pass the hotel one of the training programs approved by the Government of the country the applicant. Bigelow Aerospace is ready to consider proposals from the pilots, engineers, doctors, specialists, able to conduct scientific experiments on board the spacecraft. Particularly encouraged to experience spacewalks, as this would be the applicant’s future obligations. In addition, Bigelow Aerospace, requires professionals to ensure the preparation of space missions on Earth.

Wages and time to start work in the ad are not specified.

Company Bigelow Aerospace was founded in 1998 by Robert Bigelow (Robert Bigelow), the owner of the American hotel chain Budget Suites of America. By 2010, Bigelow has invested in the development of Bigelow Aerospace $ 180 million.

In 2006 and 2007, the company, using booster rockets «Dnepr», into orbit, inflatable modules of Genesis 1 and Genesis 2. The mass of each of them is 1,4 thousand pounds, length — about four meters. Modules are equipped with video cameras, and inside there are different things. According to the plan Bigelow, Genesis 1 and Genesis

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