Starlab Set to Launch on SpaceX’s Starship

Published by on 02/01/2024 UTC

Starlab Space, a joint venture of Voyager Space and Airbus Space and Defense, announced Jan. 31 it reached an agreement with SpaceX to launch the consortium’s Starlab space station on the currently under development Starship system. The companies did not discuss further details of the terms of the agreement or provide an expected launch date. However, a spokesperson for Starlab Space said the company was “confident that Starlab would be launched before the decommissioning of the International Space Station, currently scheduled for 2030”, preventing the possibility of a low Earth orbit spaceflight gap.

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