Web Exclusive: Space tourism becoming a reality

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(CNN) -    Space tourism is slowly becoming a reality, Which begs the question: where will people stay? One company may have a solution.

Billions of dollars are being spent to take people and cargo into space but there's a little problem. There's a housing shortage. The international space station is fully staffed with six astronauts and Boeing only guarantees it will hold up until 2024.

Robert Bigelow says he has a solution. He's building an expandable space habitat that packs down into a rocket and is then inflated with oxygen and nitrogen once in orbit.


 Apple unveils plans for new operating software for iPhones, iPads and Macs. CEO Tim Cook made the announcement Monday at the kick-off of Apple's Worldwide Developers conference in San Francisco. 

The mobile operating system IOS 8 will allow users to respond to texts or something on Facebook directly from the notification- even on the lock screen.

One of the biggest additions to IOS 8 is a new health-kit application. The app will monitor users' heart rates, sleep, activity and breathing, among other health-related information.      

The new operating system for Macs, called OSX Yosemite, features an updated Safari browser and search feature.

Both operating systems will be available to users this fall.


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