Space exploration has reached a stage where it entered the arenatelevision projects began to appear. This week, organizers of the reality show Space Hero signed an agreement with NASA to begin preparations for the competition.
Space Hero is the world's first globalcasting show, where participants compete to be sent to the International Space Station. The agreement was signed on Monday, April 12, on the day of the 60th anniversary of the first flight into space of the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
Long-term partnership framework agreementis dedicated to the development of the concept of the future reality show and plans for its financing. According to a NASA spokesman, the agreement is currently aimed at assessing the feasibility of such a project. If approved by NASA, the competition organizers will enter into an agreement with Axiom Space, a company engaged in the creation of commercial modules for the ISS.
The Space Hero show will be held in two stages:the global selection of participants for the future flight and the 10-day journey to the ISS itself, during which there will be a continuous broadcast of all events taking place in space.
Everyone will be able to participate in the Space Hero competitionearthlings over 18 years old fluent in English. The first winner is to be determined by 2023, when the pilot launch of the project is planned. The first 10-day trip to the ISS is estimated at $ 55 million.
The producers plan to shoot 15 seasons of Space Hero over the next 30 years. Delivery of the casting winners to space stations on the Moon and Mars is expected.