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Commercial space capsule heading to ISS

Image: European Space Agency

European Space Agency-hosted Bartolomeo facility will be attached to International Space Station

A European facility for hosting commercial science experiments on the International Space Station is to be lofted into orbit on 7 March.

The Bartolomeo facility, which was built by Airbus and is named after Christopher Columbus’s younger brother, will be installed on the outside of the European Columbus laboratory over the next few months, according to the European Space Agency.

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