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Saturday, May 26 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Think Outside the Can

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Bigelow Aerospace habitats are changing the way mission planners think about living and working in space. These habitats allow for launched volumes to increase many times once in orbit, removing the rigid constraints of the “tin can” architecture and opening up a new world of mission possibilities. Moreover, expandable habitats allow for building modular workstations from the inside out, rather than the outside in, making it possible to design just one spacecraft for a wide variety of uses. Let your imagination be your guide as we explore the possibilities together.

Note: Lisa Thomas will be speaking remotely.

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Lisa Thomas

Deputy Program Manager, Bigelow Aerospace
Lisa Thomas is an engineer and Deputy Program Manager of the B330 and BEAM expandable space habitat programs at Bigelow Aerospace. Her most recent program with NASA, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), successfully demonstrated the world’s first expandable, commercially-owned... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
 Woodrow Wilson A