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NASA Created An Expanding Space Room For The International Space Station

The International Space Station is always being improved upon, and the next upgrade on the docket is a 12-foot long living space that attaches to the ISS and doubles in size as it inflates. Called the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM for short, it will head up to the ISS on the next supply mission, and the Station’s robotic arm will attach it to the rear port. Just a touch of a button with inflate the BEAM, and it will expand to its full…

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Star Wars In Real Life: US Military To Develop Hoverbikes

What were once, but figments of the imagination are increasingly becoming reality thanks to the strides in technological innovation of recent years. The hoverbikes featured in Star Wars were futuristic pieces of technology far from the realm of possibility in the late 70’s when the film series was originally released. Now, the technology is being built and utilized by the US military. According to The Independant, the US Department of Defense, Maryland-based Survice Engineering are partnering with Malloy Aeronautics, a Britain-based “entrepreneurial aerospace company that…

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