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2015 – Bigelow Space Stations – Snapshot

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was launched to the ISS in April 2016.[efn_note]“BEAM: The Experimental Platform.” Bigelow Aerospace. 2016. http://bigelowaerospace.com/beam/. (accessed February 18, 2016)[/efn_note] Bigelow Aerospace contracted with NASA…

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Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure – TSR 2012

Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure - TSR 2012 examines global human spaceflight operations to include the Chinese, and the US space stations, launch vehicles from all spacefaring nations, communications satellite constellations, PNT…

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2010 – Bigelow Space Stations – Snapshot

Bigelow Aerospace has been working for several years to develop commercial orbital habitats using expandable modules. This approach, leveraging technology licensed from NASA, involves launching modules in a compact form…

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2009 – Bigelow Space Stations – Snapshot

Another type of in-space platform currently under development is Bigelow Aerospace’s Sundancer, an inflatable habitat tentatively scheduled for launch in 2011. Sundancer builds upon the success of the Genesis I…

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