In the Nizhny Novgorod region may appear entertainment tourist cluster with its own space center

"CosmoKurs" agreed on the construction of Russia's first private cosmodrome on the territory of Nizhny Novgorod

areas. The company is now negotiating to participate in a project to create an entertainment space complex next to it. Experts estimate the construction of the cosmodrome at more than $60 million.

At the moment, the format [of cooperation withThe Nizhniy Novgorod region on the construction of a cosmodrome] determines, among other things, the format where the tourist-entertainment space cluster will be made, and we will be just a part there.

Director General "CosmoCourse" Pavel Pushkin

The company "CosmoCourse" plans by 2025launch into space the first tourist ship with seven customers on board. The flight, which costs about $ 250 thousand per person, will last about 15 minutes. Of these, tourists will be in zero gravity for more than five minutes.

CosmoCourse has been testing its own liquid rocket engine since the end of 2018. Earlier, Roskosmos issued a "CosmoCourse" license to build its own rocket.