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Von Braun space station concept floated by Gateway Foundation.

July 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Von Braun space station concept floated by Gateway Foundation.

The Von Braun Station proposed by the Gateway Foundation would be a rotating space station designed to produce varying levels of artificial gravity by increasing or decreasing the rate of rotation. The station looks to accommodate national space agencies conducting low gravity research, as well as space tourists who want to experience life on a […]

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Blow-up Space Stations? NASA’s bouncy castle in orbit.

April 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Blow-up Space Stations? NASA’s bouncy castle in orbit.

The first human-rated expandable structure that may help inform the design of deep space habitats is set to be installed to the International Space Station Saturday, April 16th 2016. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) will be attached to the station’s Tranquility module over a period of about four hours. Controllers in mission control at […]

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