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      a place where a plant, animal or human can get the food, water, shelter and space needed to live

The space station is the astronauts' habitat when in space.

Water is the habitat for fish.


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Astronauts in an Underwater Habitat


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A white building, with the words Deep Space Habitat on its side, sits in the desert
NASA has built habitats that may someday be used on other planets.
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