A company is allowing couples to tie the knot in space. This out of this world experience is a bit pricey but it comes with a lifetime of memories to cherish. A couple can take part in this space trip for Rs 1 crore per person.
The company is called Space Perspective and it’s a spinoff from Biosphere 2 which was a closed ecological system experiment in Arizona. The company’s co-founder Jane Poynter said the waiting list for the voyage is already “light-years long”. The flight will be a six-hour journey that will allow passengers to see the curvature of the Earth, the total blackness of space and the thin blue line of our atmosphere.
It can accommodate nine people including the pilot but there are plans to make the capsule more spacious for weddings. The company is able to offer a wide range of amenities, such as drinks and comfortable seats to enjoy the view. It also has a lounge where the passengers can have conversations with their guests back on earth via FaceTime or livestreams.
There is a lot to consider before planning a space wedding. The venue needs to be large enough for everyone and the space has to be properly outfitted with the right furniture, lighting, audio/visual equipment and other necessities. A space with a clear view of the stars is ideal, but it can be difficult to find.
If you plan to get married in a loft, brewery or hangar, it’s important to check with the venue ahead of time about the requirements and restrictions on how you can decorate the space. Some venues have strict environmental policies, so you may need to limit the amount of floral arrangements or tablecloths you can use. A few of these rules are:
Space Weddings are becoming more and more popular as couples look to have unique and memorable weddings. The options for event spaces are endless, from warehouses to barns to breweries and everything in between. Some of these raw or dry hire locations can be tricky to work with because they are completely blank slates and require more creativity than a traditional ballroom. But a little help from an expert can go a long way.
Tonia Adleta, owner and creative director of Aribella Events, is a New York City-based event planner who has helped many couples plan their dream weddings in unconventional venues. She says that there are certain things that will always be essential for a great space wedding, regardless of the location. “A good space will inspire you, and it should have the ability to transform into whatever you want it to be,” she said. “Some spaces, such as barns and warehouses, will have their own character and charm, while others like breweries and galleries can lend themselves to a more industrial or modern aesthetic.” The key is to have a flexible budget and know your expectations and priorities. With these tips, you can have the wedding of your dreams in a space that is truly out of this world.