ISS Astronaut, Cosmonaut Enter Bigelow Module

Credit: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams floats in front of the entrance to the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM): NASA
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and a Russian cosmonaut floated into the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) early June 6, initiating a two-year evaluation of the human-rated, reinforced-fabric prototype habitat for astronauts assigned to future deep-space transits or encampments on planetary...

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