Bigelow’s Big Plans

Heartened by their early success with the first Genesis inflatable habitat (which is still operating now, five months later), Bigelow Aerospace are busily preparing its experiment-laden successor for launch around springtime next year. But they are also looking forward further, projecting the launch of a prototype capsule capable of housing three crew with full life support by the end of the decade. If that’s not just big talk, the nation-states have a challenge on their hands.

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  1. It’s amazing to think about the fact that should Bigelow stay on its pace, we’re talking about a manned space station with no government affiliation orbiting above us by the start of the news decade.

    For real…


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