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Vote Now! Top Space Stories of the Week - Jan. 20, 2013

Inside NASA's Deal for an Inflatable Space Station Room

Bigelow Aerospace

NASA and Bigelow Aerospace will unveil details today about plans to add a privately built inflatable module to the International Space Station under a $17.8 billion deal. [Full Story]

NEXT: Hubble Telescope to Snap 6 New 'Deep Field' Views of Universe

Hubble Telescope to Snap 6 New 'Deep Field' Views of Universe

NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team

The Hubble Space Telescope is planning to take six new versions of its famous "Deep Field" image, focusing on new blank patches of sky that could reveal untold distant galaxies. [Full Story]

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