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quarta-feira, 9 de junho de 2010

Uma Estação Espacial de encher?

 The key to Bigelow’s space station designs is inflatable habitats, which allow structures to be tightly packed for launching and then fill up in space. Two full-size mockups sit on the warehouse floor at the company’s Las Vegas factory. At left is the smaller Sundancer habitat, with room for three occupants. At right is the larger BA330 habitat for six people. (BA stands for Bigelow Aerospace; the 330 refers to the interior size – 330 cubic meters, or 11,700 cubic feet.)

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