Thursday, March 18, 2010
Russia Could Build Extra Soyuz Capsule For Space Tours
From RIA Novosti:
An additional Soyuz capsule could be built especially for commercial space tourists, the head of Russia's Energia space corporation said on Thursday.
"Construction of an additional Soyuz spaceship could start in the middle of the year," Vitaly Lopota said.
Energia currently manufactures four single-use three-man Soyuz capsules a year, but when the number is raised to five, it could resume space tours that it has put on hold for now.
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