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Sundancer [Bigelow Aerospace]

Sundancer is the first module planend for a space hotel by Bigelow Aerospace. Originally to be preceded by the uncrewed Galaxy demonstrator, Bigelow decided in 2007 to directly move from Genesis to a crewed capability. Sundancer is based on the inflateable Transhab technology.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology, inflateable structures
Operator: Bigelow Aerospace
Contractors: Bigelow Aerospace
Configuration: Inflatable structure 6.3 m inflated diameter, 8.7 m length
Power: 8 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 8600 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Sundancer - cancelled


  • Bigelow Aerospace Website
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