Meet NASA’s new expandable space habitat

March 15, 2015 10:50 AM

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NASA’s newest space habitat looks sort of like a kids’ moon bounce, a big, shiny, inflatable sphere that could be lots of fun to play in.

Soon astronauts on the International Space Station could get the chance to try. The expandable habitat made by Bigelow Aerospace recently passed NASA’s rigorous certification requirements and is scheduled to be flown to the station in September.

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