The Fairchild Space Company
Planned to spent $150 million on its first ''leasecraft,'' to be launched by 1988. The platform, one of three planned, is seen as ''an industrial park in space, a place where people can make things or observe the earth. ''We will supply the heat, light and the communications - the real estate out there.''
Company - The Fairchild Space Company
- Space Stations & Habitats
- Commercial Space Station
Microgravity Flight Service (LEO)
Transport Service (Re-Entry)
- Automated Microgravity Laboratory
- Dormant, Cancelled
- First launch
Rentals will cost from $300,000 to $4 million a month, depending on how much space and power are used on the 15,000-pound spacecraft, which will measure about 15 feet square.