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Learn About BEAM: The Expandable Module Developed for Space Exploration

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Sep 29, 2021 • 2 min read

The International Space Station (ISS) serves as a collaborative orbiting laboratory for international space agencies to conduct experiments and develop technologies that may one day assist in deep space exploration or human missions to Mars.

One technology developed for the ISS is an expandable module known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM).