Bigelow Aerospace Shows Off Its Vision for Expandable Space Stations

March 13, 2015 5:02 PM

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Bigelow Aerospace Shows Off Its Vision for Expandable Space Stations

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The International Space Station's next module looks like a hot tub wrapped up in bulletproof fabric, sitting on the floor of a Las Vegas warehouse — but when the module goes into orbit later this year, NASA plans to unfold it into the outer-space equivalent of a rec room.

"This could be a very nice module potentially for the crews to go hang out in. ... It may become a very popular place," Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's associate administrator for human exploration and operations, told journalists who gathered Thursday at Bigelow Aerospace's Las Vegas headquarters for the...

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