NASA has inflated a room as an to the International Space Station (ISS). It is four metres long and 3.2 metres . It took three days to inflate. The ISS crew must wait a to check if it is . The blow-up pod is of a test on using inflatable in space. The cost NASA $17.8 million. This test should lead to inflatable pods being used on the ISS.
The inflatable is the first blow-up capsule. It was designed and built by Bigelow Aerospace. The hopes to build for space . It is currently working on a to build two private space stations. These could be used as hotels in space by 2020. Inflatables could be a big of future space travel and . They are small to transport as airless units, but big and enough to live in.