SKYLON Concept Starship
Reaction engines have devised a series of modules to demonstrate the proposed spaceship SKYLON's capabilities. Here, a space station has been assembled using docking, habitation, power, airlock and laboratory modules.
Boeing Unflown ISS Modules Concept
A Boeing concept for using available, but unflown, modules developed for the International Space Station, as well as purpose-built elements for a Libration-point habitat.
Bigelow Moon Habitat
Made with walls of reinforced fabric, expandable spacecraft like this model by the private space company Bigelow Aerospace—shown here in one-third scale—may one day house astronauts on the moon.
Robert Bigelow: Lessons, Visions, Realities...
Bigelow Aerospace's CEO illuminates the foresight driving his company's market positioning strategy.
New $50 Million Prize for Private Orbiting Spacecraft
Bigelow Aerospace has planned a series of inflatable structure tests in space. Plan is to evolve testing and hardware to establish the Nautilus outpost in Earth orbit.
Boeing CST-100 Approaching Bigelow Space Station
This artist's illustration depicts a Boeing CST-100 spacecraft approaching a private inflatable space station complex designed by Bigelow Aerospace.
Soviet-Era Almaz Space Ride
An artist's depiction of the Excalibur Almaz Reusable Re-entry Vehicle (RRV) planned to launch paying customers into orbit by 2013.