Posts Tagged ‘BEAM’

Watch This Time-Lapse of NASA’s Expandable Habitat Inflating On The ISS

by CHIRPon May 31, 2016
Just this past Saturday, NASA successfully deployed the first ever expandable habitat on the ISS (International Space Station). Astronaut Jeff Williams inflated the habitat called the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) with the help from ground control. Controlling a valve, he gradually released air into the module in about 25 short bursts. By inflating the expandable habitat in bursts, […]
SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Arrives At The ISS

SpaceX’s Dragon Cargo Craft Arrives At The ISS

by CHIRPon April 11, 2016
Most of you have seen the incredible landing of SpaceX’s Flacon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship by now. But many of you may not know what the purpose of that rocket actually was (other than to perform a bad ass landing). Well here it is. The Dragon, SpaceX’s commercial cargo craft, was carried by the Falcon […]