Close to 4 billion people live in cities. As the driver of environmental challenges, accounting for nearly 70% of the world's carbon emissions, and as sites of critical social disparities, with 863 million dwellers now living in slums, urban settlements are at the heart of global change. This momentum is unlikely to disappear, as approximately 70 millio […]
NASA called off attempts to inflate the first privately built expandable room on the International Space Station (ISS) today (May 26) after early efforts to pump up the module didn't go exactly as planned.
NASA mission control put a stop on deployment operations of the Bigelow Expandable Crew Activity Module (BEAM) after technical issues on May 26, 2016. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams was handling the deployment duties on the ISS.