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The Future of Space Stations

What might the rest of the 21st century hold for the ISS and private space stations in cislunar space?

Artist’s concept of NASA’s Gateway Lunar space station. © NASA

Orbiting around the Earth at just over 17,000 miles per hour, 254 miles above the planet’s surface, the International Space Station holds the current record for the oldest operational space station. Launched in November of 1998, with over 8000…

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