“A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station”

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An illustration of two inflatable Bigelow Aerospace B330 space hotels linked together. Facebook/Bigelow Aerospace

Robert Bigelow, who made his billions from the hotel chain Budget Suites of America, has officially launched a new spaceflight company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO). Continue reading ““A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station””

Bach Goes Interstellar: Classical Music on NASA’s Golden Record, 40 Years Later | Nashville Public Radio

Even though Johann Sebastian Bach died centuries before rocket launches and space exploration began, he has still managed to travel farther from earth than any astronaut. Or, at least his music has.

40 years ago, NASA launched Voyager 1 and 2, spacecraft meant to explore the outer reaches of our solar system and beyond. Launched September 5th, 1977, Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to cross into interstellar space in 2012. It is now nearly 13 billion miles from Earth.

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