A Space Hotel in Images: Orion Span's Luxury Aurora Station

Meeting Demand

Orion Span

The modular design enables simple expansion. Eventually Orion Span plans to offer the world's first space condominiums, offering a new frontier.

Paving the Way

Orion Span

Once Orion Span expands to selling "space condos," Aurora owners can live in, vacation or sublease their modules.

Preparing for the Future

Orion Span

Orion Span plans to launch its first Aurora Station module in 2021, with the first guests arriving in 2022. The company is already accepting reservations with an $80,000 fully refundable deposit per person.

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Christine Lunsford
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Christine Lunsford joined the Space.com team in 2010 as a freelance producer and later became a contributing writer, covering astrophotography images, astronomy photos and amazing space galleries and more. During her more than 10 years with Space.com, oversaw the site's monthly skywatching updates and produced overnight features and stories on the latest space discoveries. She enjoys learning about subjects of all kinds.