- Boost Phase. Klotz, Irene // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/1/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 40, p40
The article focuses on plans by Bigelow Aerospace to operate leased orbital outposts with help from an extended development contract by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Bigelow Aerospace president Robert Bigelow is overseeing an expansion of a manufacturing plant in...
- THE BARON OF LOW-EARTH ORBIT. BRADLEY, RYAN // Popular Science;Mar/Apr2016, Vol. 288 Issue 2, p54
The article focuses on billionaire and space entrepreneur Robert Bigelow and his plans to create life for humans in outer space. Topics mentioned include the launch of the expandable system Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) for space habitats, the same idea with the program of U.S....
- NASA signs Bigelow for the ISS. // Spaceflight;Mar2013, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p90
The article discusses the agreement between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Bigelow Aerospace to place an inflatable laboratory on the International Space Station (ISS). The agreement calls for a two-year evaluation of the feasibility of the ISS as a space...
- Out of This World. AEROSPACE, BIGELOW // Inc.;Apr2013, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p48
The article talks about a module that can be compressed for transport and expanded in space from Bigelow Aerospace. This expandable space habitat, made from the Vectran manufactured fiber spun from polymer, is said to be less expensive to deploy than rigid metal structures. It also notes a...
- NEWS BREAKS: AMERICAS. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/2/2007, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p17
This section offers news briefs on the aerospace industry in America. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration has advanced the scheduled launch date for the space shuttle Endeavor on the next International Space Station assembly mission by two days. Bigelow Aerospace has...
- Bigelow's Module Orbits. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/17/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p60
The article reports that a Bigelow Aerospace, an aeronautics company, subscale Genesis 1 inflatable module is undergoing tests in space following launch on July 12, 2006 by a Ukrainian booster. This is a major milestone toward development of commercial manned space flight capability, including...
- Entrepreneur turns to NASA. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/14/2011, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p13
The article reports that space entrepreneur Robert Bigelow has applied for the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) funding for the construction of his Bigelow Experimental Activity Module.
- MOON BOUNCE. Brusso, Charlene // Science World;2/4/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p3
The article provides information on an inflatable habitat tested by the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
- NASA Space Settlement Contest. // Gifted Child Today;Winter2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p10
The article presents information on entry into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Settlement contest for students in grades 6-12. The competition requires entrants to design their own space colony.