space habitats


Astronauts Inflate Their First Expandable Habitat in Space

NASA's Jeff Williams is in the process of expanding the BEAM module of the ISS.


The ISS’s New Expandable Module Is Just the Beginning of a Cushy Space Future

55 years ago, Yuri Gagarin traveled to space in a rickety metal globe. Space travelers of the future may have cushy inflatable pads.


Here’s an Animated Overview of the Space Station's New Inflatable Habitat

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module will be hitching a ride in the trunk of the SpaceX Dragon capsule on April 8.


How Humans Will Live in Space 5000 Years from Now, According to Neal Stephenson

In the new novel Seveneves, science fiction author Neal Stephenson blows up the Moon.