Detail View: NASA Image eXchange Collection: Space Station - early

Title: 
Space Station - early
Description: 
Manned Space Laboratory Research. James Hansen wrote: "Testing indicated that the inflatable torus could be packaged around the hub so that it occupied only 2 percent of its inflated volume." "The first idea for an inflatable station was the Erectable Torus Manned Space Laboratory. A Langley space station team led by Paul Hill and Emanuel "Manny" Schnitzer developed the concept with the help of the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation.
Date: 
01.06.1961
Credit: 
NASA Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC) [ http://lisar.larc.nasa.gov/ ]
facet_where: 
Langley Research Center (LaRC)
facet_when: 
01-06-1961
facet_when_year: 
1961
Media: 
IMAGE
Other ID: 
L61-8029
UID: 
SPD-NIX-EL-2002-00356
original url: 
http://nix.ksc.nasa.gov/info?id=EL-2002-00356&orgid=1