"CosmoCourse" will start testing the ship for private space tourism in 2025

The CosmoKurs company plans to launch into space the first tourist ship with seven

clients on board. The flight, which will cost about $250 thousand per person, will last about 15 minutes. Of these, tourists will be in weightlessness for more than 5 minutes.

To begin commercial flights, the company needs to conduct at least 30 test flights. 

In 2023 there will be autonomous flights of the capsule <…> together with the rocket somewhere in 2024: the rocket should begin autonomous tests in 2024, comprehensive tests should begin at the end of 2024-2025.

CEO of "CosmoCourse" Pavel Pushkin

At the beginning of May, CosmoKurs began the first tests of parts for the rocket. The company is now testing the strength of samples of the engine fire wall.

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Earlier, "CosmoCourse" agreed with the governmentNizhny Novgorod on the construction of its own space center and a large entertainment complex. Experts estimate the cost of building the first private cosmodrome in the CIS at $ 60 million.