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NASA Planning Expandable Habitat Module For Space Station
2013-01-16 15:33:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA announced on Wednesday that it is planning a new addition to the International Space Station that is an expandable space habitat technology. The space agency has handed out a $17.8 million contract to Bigelow Aerospace to provide a Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), which will be arriving at the station in 2015. "Today we're demonstrating progress on a technology that will advance important long-duration...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.