Bigelow Space Operations will start selling Orbital Station

Company Bigelow Space, known for creating the inflatable module BEAM, which since 2016 has been working on the ISS, will be engaged in the commercial production of orbital stations that NASA's going to sell, other government space agencies and even private companies.

Bigelow Space Operations will start selling Orbital Station

Stations as BEAM module will be inflatable, which will deliver them into orbit using conventional rockets. Once the module is launched into orbit, it is necessary to inflate, then it becomes completely unusable.

Sales and customers will be engaged in the search for a new division of the company Bigelow Space Operations. The first year of its existence, it will devote to research and study the potential of this new market. Now Bigelow Space is developing a new module B330 volume of 330 cubic meters. Despite the fact that it is three times smaller than the ISS, its use will cost much cheaper than a full-fledged space station. Hence, the rent must also not very "bite". The B330 inflatable modules will be live, to carry out various studies, or build space hotels. The first new type of module to be launched into orbit as early as 2021. After the development of the new module is completed, the company will begin to create an inflatable Olympus stations, the size of two and a half times the ISS. To design and build it will be at the new plant, which is still the same in the early stages of construction.