SpaceX to deliver Bigelow blow-up job to ISS astronauts

March 14, 2015 11:02 AM

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SpaceX to deliver Bigelow blow-up job to ISS astronauts

Vid + pic Nevada-based Bigelow Aerospace has been showing off the latest addition to the International Space Station: an inflatable module that will be used as a lounge and test facility in orbit.

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is a 13ft by 10ft inflatable capsule that will be lofted up to the ISS as part of a SpaceX resupply mission on September 2, weather permitting. The 3,000lb unit will be attached to the ISS for two years and give the crew somewhere new to stretch their le...

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