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Photo-jsc2008e006034
Exploration Imagery
Personnel position the major pieces of the habitat
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JSC2008-E-006034 (10 Jan. 2008) --- A joint project among NASA, the National Space Foundation and ILC Dover gets well underway at the McMurdoo Complex in Antarctica. Personnel with ILC Dover, the company that manufactured the prototype of an inflatable lunar habitat, position the major pieces of the habitat prior to inflating the facility and fastening it securely to the ground. NASA and NSF are using Antarctica's frigid and isolated landscape to test a new architecture for astronaut housing on the moon.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/01/2012
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