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We're Going to the Moon... Eventually

Natalie Dreyer

This fascinating balloon-like inflatable, folding, space pod may be the key to finding our way through outer space. Instead of metal, its walls will be made of floppy cloth, making it easier to launch (and then inflate). Teaming up with Bigelow Aerospace, NASA has designed this pod not to pop and could be the first step to efficient space stations.

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