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Russia plans for inflatable space station module

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Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2013 11:49 PM by AlexMuller

Russia has designs for an inflatable space station module. Wrapped into multilayered synthetic skin instead of metal, the expandable module could be attached to the Russian part of the International Space Station and inflated like a beach ball, providing greater comfort for the crew and extra room for yet-to-be-disclosed experiments.

 

Russian space web also has details of the russian inflatable space station module.

 

During 2012, RKK Energia evaluated two basic sizes of the inflatable module, which could be launched either on the Soyuz-2-1b rocket or on the Proton-M and Angara-A5 rockets.

 

During 2013 and 2014, RKK Energia and its contractors planned to build a one-third-scale prototype of the module for ground tests.



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Comments

Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-08-21
+2
But they would have more room to die in. lol Not funny I am sorry. Just that kinda of a day. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-08-21
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At the age of 81 I am way to old to even think of such a thing, but if I were a young man now, I would have loved to go up in space. I think that would just be the ultimate wow. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-08-27
+0
Isn't Bigelowe Aerospace still putting an inflatable up there to test next year. BEARM is the project name I recall. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-11-24
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