Photos: Space Tango's autonomous lab at the International Space Station

Space tango's team

The Space Tango engineers prepare from their headquarters in Lexington, KY.

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By Hope Reese

Hope Reese is a writer based in Louisville, Kentucky, currently living in Budapest. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, Vox, Vice and other publications.