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Space History Photo: Three-Radial-Module Space Station Concept

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A three-radial-module space station concept. (Image credit: NASA.)

In this historic photo from the U.S. space agency, the three-radial-module space station concept from 1960 was intended to utilize Apollo hardware to deploy the station and to transfer crews to and from orbit.

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