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    Space Station Blow-Ups

    This has a great possibility fir space expansion. Just blow up an add on room.

    NASA buys $18M inflatable room for international space station | Fox News
    NASA officials have said that BEAM could be on orbit about two years after getting an official go-ahead. The module will likely be launched by one of the agency's commerical cargo suppliers, California-based SpaceX or Virginia-based Orbital Sciences Corp.
    Bigelow's dreams don't stop at the International Space Station. The company wants to launch and link up several of its larger expandable modules to create private space stations, which could be used by a variety of clients.
    Tenants could get to orbiting Bigelow habitats in several different ways. The company has set up a partnership with SpaceX for use of its Dragon spacecraft and another one with Boeing, to use the aerospace giant's CST-100 capsule.
    If the earth is over crowded, just get a blow up bungalow in space.


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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    This has a great possibility fir space expansion.
    I didn't realize conifers grew in space.



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    I read the title as 'Space Station Blows Up.' I guess this is newsworthy too...



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    This has a great possibility fir space expansion. Just blow up an add on room.

    NASA buys $18M inflatable room for international space station | Fox News


    If the earth is over crowded, just get a blow up bungalow in space.


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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Quote Originally Posted by Jordanj6502 View Post
    I read the title as 'Space Station Blows Up.' I guess this is newsworthy too...
    You aren't the only one.



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    I read blows up as well, go figure.


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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    so, we are building a death star?



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    I didn't realize conifers grew in space.
    A very distinct species, the Spacelab Fir.



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    I read blows up as well, go figure.
    Is it named Ursula?


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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    this thread is not what I thought it would be....



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    this thread is not what I thought it would be....
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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

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    It can get awfully lonely in zero G.



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    You knew exactly what I was thinking...

    well... I guess I was thinking more "Jane"...



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    Re: Space Station Blow-Ups

    Seems like a fantastically wise and much needed expense.

    Just looked on Wikipedia and apparently the annual budget of NASA is $18B. That's crazy!



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