— Spaceport City in is a conceptual design project in Japan that aims to demonstrate the opportunities an urban spaceport could bring for business and travel Credit: CNN

This is a fascinating glimpse into the future.

Cylindrical steel and glass towers protrude through solar panels on the vast circular roof of the futuristic, four-story complex, called Spaceport City.

The spaceport rises from an island that floats in Tokyo Bay, with the skyscrapers of Japan’s capital in the background…

Image courtesy of CNN