Next Launch WorldView 4 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg AFB, CA
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Space Station's Expandable Habitat
NASA's Amazing Daily Image
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is seen attached to the Tranquility module of the International Space Station. BEAM is an is an experimental expandable habitat. Expandable habitats, occasionally described as inflatable habitats, greatly decrease the amount of transport volume for future space missions.