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NASA tests new fabric to house astronauts in space

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 00:37

NASA experiments with a new fabric that may be a cheaper and safer option for housing crews during long stays in space. Rough cut - subtitled (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - SUBTITLED (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Astronauts in space test out a new fabric for an expandable habitat. It is inflatable. Eventually it expands to the size of a small bedroom. It could be a cheaper and safer option to current metal habitats. This prototype will stay in space for 2 years.

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NASA tests new fabric to house astronauts in space

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 00:37