Star Trek Enterprise is somehow going to be a true reality by next century! Latest news from Nasa has revealed that the first module of ISS that was launched back in 1998, after spending 100 billion on cost and 13 years later, it finally completed with the installation of a laser-equipped extension boom for the station’s robot arm.
Meanwhile, Russians are planning to add another science module on the Nauka space station in 2012, and there should be more other modules including Bigelow and inflatable habitats that going to be integrated into the station. The completion of the space station should remark a bold success of space technology and embark on new international outpost for human race in the space.
They also might stick some extra toys on the outside of the ISS at some point; that VASIMIR thruster is rumored to be putting on an appearance to help the ISS hold its altitude.