The UK-based firm Excalibur Almaz has plans for space tourism and other ventures utilizing older Soviet-era spacecraft. Shown here is the Reusable Return Vehicle (RRV).
On June 14, 2011, Excalibur Almaz staged an open house event introducing two newly acquired space stations to the public. The event was held at the Jurby airfield hanger bay on the Isle of Man.
Students peek inside the Excalibur Almaz (EA) Return Reentry Vehicle (RRV). This photo was taken on June 2, 2011.
Potential future astronauts sit inside the Excalibur Almaz Capsule (RRV). This photo was taken on September 22, 2011.
An Excalibur Almaz (EA) Return Reentry Vehicle (RRV). This image was taken Sep. 30, 2011.
Excalibur Almaz space station concept illustration. Photo released June 1, 2011.
Excalibur Almaz Lunar Cycler concept art.
Excalibur Almaz's conceptual cutaway drawing of the proposed space station. Image released June 1, 2011.
Diagram of an Excalibur Almaz Space Station, also depicting a timeline of Soviet spacecraft. This image was released on June 1, 2011.