Full-scale cislunar habitat prototype to be built from old Space Shuttle cargo container
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Artist's concept of the NextSTEP habitat docked with Orion in cislunar orbit

In a mix of the old and the new, Lockheed Martin is recycling a Space Shuttle cargo container to create a prototype deep space habitat for NASA. The full-scale experimental module to be built at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida will be used to test technologies to provide astronauts with a safe living space that can operate autonomously when there is no one on board.

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