LOW EARTH ORBIT: 15 YEARS AND NO VACANCIES
Humanity’s lone permanent outpost in space, the International Space Station, has hosted astronauts continuously for the past 15 years. Three features in a special report examine…
■ The Russian Side What have the cosmonauts been up to?
■ Inflatable Habitat Can spacecraft be made of fabric instead of aluminum?
■ Space Station ER What happens when an astronaut requires surgery in space?