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Current Event April 18, 2016

Space Sleepover


Astronauts live and work in small spaces. If they were to stay in space for years at a time, they would need a larger place to live. The problem has been how to pack something large into a small space capsule. The solution may be an inflatable room. NASA is now ready to test a new inflatable habitat. It will be sent to the International Space Station for a trial. Listen to hear more about this invention.

Space Systems Earth and Space Science

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AIR DATE: 04/07/2016


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