NASA is opening the International Space Station to businesses and private citizens

The International Space Station is open for business.

Picture it: A few years down the road, the station may no longer be completely under NASA’s purview, but instead run by a myriad of Earth-based businesses that test their technologies and manufacture things in space, all while sending their private astronauts — regular citizens like you and me, but with deep pockets — for stays on the orbiting laboratory. Read more here.