Casual Friday — STS-130 overview

Right now, astronauts are busy adding some new features to the International Space Station — another connecting node (which will also house some life support equipment), and the cupola (an observation post, essentially a big “picture window”). Built by ESA, they are the last major pieces to be added to the non-Russian side of the station. This bit of ESA video fills you in on these two modules, and how they’ll be installed and used:

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