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Launch for inflatable spacecraft
« on: 12/07/2006 21:27:06 »
An inflatable spacecraft that could form the basis of a future space hotel has blasted into space. The Genesis craft has been built by commercial company Bigelow Aerospace, set up by hotel tycoon Robert Bigelow.

The folded experimental module launched from Siberia on a converted Russian intercontinental ballistic missile.


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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/5173388.stm

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Re: Launch for inflatable spacecraft
« Reply #1 on: 14/07/2006 03:17:59 »
Wow..I hope they have a seriosuly stable puncture repair kit.

I could always lend them mine ! ;)

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Re: Launch for inflatable spacecraft
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