NASA, Bigelow Officials to Discuss Space Station Expandable Module

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NASA, Bigelow Officials to Discuss Space Station Expandable Module

WASHINGTON — NASA has awarded a $17.8 million agreement to Bigelow Aerospace to yield a new further to a International Space Station. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module will denote a advantages of this space medium record for destiny scrutiny and blurb space endeavors.

“The International Space Station is a singular laboratory that enables critical discoveries that advantage amiability and vastly boost bargain of how humans can live and work in space for prolonged periods,” NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver said. “This partnership agreement for a use of expandable habitats represents a step brazen in cutting-edge record that can concede humans to flower in space safely and affordably, and heralds critical swell in U.S. blurb space innovation.”

Garver and Bigelow Aerospace Founder and President Robert Bigelow will plead a Bigelow Expandable Activity Module module during a media accessibility during 1:30 p.m. EST (10:30 a.m. PST) Wednesday, Jan. 16, during Bigelow Aerospace comforts located during 1899 W. Brooks Ave. in North Las Vegas.

To attend, media member contingency hit Mike Gold during mgold@bigelowaerospace.com by 8 p.m. EST (5 p.m. PST) Jan. 15.

Journalists meddlesome in a one-on-one talk with Garver should hit Sarah Ramsey during 202-215-9680 or sarah.ramsey@nasa.gov or Michael Cabbage during 202-549-8073 or mcabbage@nasa.gov.

For some-more information about Bigelow Aerospace, visit:

http://www.bigelowaerospace.com

For information about NASA and group programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov

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