BLOWING UP: “This is our coming out year, so to speak,” says Bigelow Aerospace founder Robert Bigelow, referring to the company’s plans to begin marketing its inflatable space station concept aggressively in 2010. The company is coming up with a range of pricing options for potential clients, which could include pharmaceutical companies, agribusiness firms and countries without their own space programs. A four-year lease of one of the modules on the space station — which the company plans to ...


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