Connect with us

Science

The first commercial airlock is heading to the International Space Station later this year

The hardware is a unique commercial airlock designed to carry loads and other materials from a pressurized space station to a space vacuum. The robotic arm outside the space station can then grab the bishop from the outside and pull him out of the harbor, exposing the objects there in a space vacuum. The space station currently has three airlocks – two that allow people to leave the station – and one airlock in a Japanese test module used to release payloads into space.

View Full Article

Disclaimer

This news content is a computer generated summarized version of the original article and the authenticity of the original content has not been verified. Please click on the View Article button to refer to the actual content. 

Trending