According to Flight Global, Bigelow Aerospace and Lockheed Martin are hammering out the final agreements in a deal that would include 50 Atlas V launches by 2015. The launches would carry cargo and crews to Bigelow's much talked about inflatable space station. Currently, a two scale models of the station, Genesis 1 & 2, are orbiting Earth.
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
prag·ma·tism (prgm-tzm) n. A way of approaching situations or solving problems that emphasizes practical applications and consequences.