Russia planning to build boutique hotel on the International Space Station


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/12/27/russia-planning-to-build-bouti.html


#2

Finally we’ll have an answer to the question of whether the costs of launching something out of the gravity well will moderate the oligarchical bent toward “luxury” design like this:

or this (if the Americans put up their own module before 2020):


#3

Never read “In Praise of Shadows”, that guy.


#4

The chandelier looks like something from… let’s call it…

“Encounters of the Turd Kind”.


#5

Sweet! They could call it the Trump Stratosphere.


#6

If I get to choose which lump of tacky goldish-colored crap from that (second) picture that I get to launch into space, I would actually put up quite a sum… :wink:


#7

Bonus: Trump stays attached to " lump of tacky goldish-colored crap".


#8

I think I obfuscated my regicidal tendencies under one too many layers of internet “cleverness”…in my post, he is the goldish lump of crap…


#9

The world of 1930s science fiction is officially turned upside down.


#11

We’ve synced up. Good.


#12

No amount of money will ever compensate for a total lack of good taste. No amount of gold plating will ever make a turd anything other than ####.


#13

With apologies to Yakov Smirnoff:

In Trump Hotel, golden toilet; in Soviet Russia hotel, golden shower!

In space, no one hear you scream; in Soviet Russia…


#14


#15

Brought to you by:
image


#16

This topic was automatically closed after 5 days. New replies are no longer allowed.