Though the parameters of a trip into Earth’s orbit haven’t changed much since the dawn of our space travel days, the appearance has—whether it be the suits or the ships. On the next NASA trip, in a SpaceX-built capsule, the astronauts will be treated to sleek, modern interiors, cushy seats, touch-screens and wireless consoles. The look is a significant upgrade from previous designs—many of which were cramped and restricted. After receiving a billion dollar contract from NASA, SpaceX put the money to good use. Read more at The Atlantic.
SpaceX and the New Aesthetics of Space Travel