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Space stations on display

A Manx space company’s been showing off the space stations that – within the next few years – will become floating launchpads for missions to the moon.

Excalibur Almaz displayed two of its space station modules alongside three of its re-entry vehicles at a presentation last night.

But despite headlines claiming tourists will be able to travel to space for a hundred million pounds, the firm says it thinks its market lies with research and exploration.

Buckner Hightower of Excalibur Almaz says space isn’t yet a tourist destination:

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