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Space Habitation Module (Spacehab) 

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A Dictionary of Space Exploration

A space research laboratory on a space shuttle that doubled the living space and quadrupled the room for payload hardware. The module was 4 m in diameter and 2.7 m long, with a payload capacity of 2 160 kg. The modules were built by SPACEHAB Inc. of Arlington, Virginia, who paid NASA to launch them. The company then leased experiment space to NASA, governmental agencies, private industry, universities, and research institutions. The first ... ...

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