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Commercialization

Insight into Bigelow Aerospace's Projects

By Keith Cowing
August 8, 2006

Editor’s note: Have a look at U.S. Patent 6,962,310:

Inventors: Bigelow; Robert T. (Las Vegas, NV): An inflatable satellite bus is claimed for use with a mission payload. The inflatable satellite bus is comprised of a core adapted to receive a mission payload. There is an expandable shell attached to the core and substantially enclosing the core. The core has an attitude control device and a power system attached to the core and operated by a controller.

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