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starship-design: Another billionair looking to invest in space tourism


Washington post ran an article on A real-estate and hotel guy offering
to put up half a billion for him lunar orbiting hotel concept.

"It's up to private enterprise to get the general public into space in
our lifetimes," [Robert] Bigelow said in a weighty tone, as though he
alone were carrying this burden. "It is imperative that we create
user-friendly, market-driven projects like this one or it will never

Of course he hired Greg Bennett (ex NASA flight planer, current 'Artemis
group' founder) to head his aerospace R&D group, so he might not be too