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Photo-jsc2008e006038
Exploration Imagery
Personnel added additional securing measures to protect the habitat against the harsh environment
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JSC2008-E-006038 (10 Jan. 2008) --- A joint project among NASA, the National Space Foundation and ILC Dover gets well underway at the McMurdo Complex in Antarctica. Shortly after this photo was taken, personnel with ILC Dover, the company that manufactured the prototype of an inflatable lunar habitat, inflated it and added additional securing measures to protect against the harsh environment. 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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