NASA signs Bigelow for the ISS

March 2013
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 habitat for human researchers and explorers. The 17.8 million U.S. dollar contract, announced on January 16, 2013, is funded by NASA's Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) programme.


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