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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_habitat

A space habitat is a type of space station, intended as a permanent ..... In large sizes, the shielding becomes economical, because it grows roughly as the square of the colony radius. The number of people, their ...

www.space.com/22228-space-station-colony-concepts-explained-infographic.html

Aug 5, 2013 ... A Village in Orbit: Inside NASA's Space Colony Concepts (Infographic) ... (also called Hermann Noordung) designed an early space habitat.

www.popularmechanics.com/space/deep-space/a11351/how-we-could-actually-build-a-space-colony-17268252

Oct 2, 2014 ... In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic ...

www.nss.org/settlement/space

Although space colonies will have 1g at the hull, in the center you will experience ... Together this reduces settlement design mass by two to three orders of ...

settlement.arc.nasa.gov/Basics/wwwwh.html

Typical space settlement designs are roughly one half to a few kilometers across. ... Simillarly, as an orbital space colony turns, the inside of the colony pushes ...

www.nss.org/settlement/nasa/what/what.html

An orbital space colony is a giant spacecraft big enough to live in. .... In this article we will discuss several space settlement designs, all include habitable areas a ...

www.nss.org/settlement/nasa/designer

These links will give you background information you need to design your own space colony. Contest information · Needs of the the people in space settlements  ...

gizmodo.com/student-designed-space-colonies-1567621310

Apr 25, 2014 ... High school students from around the world enter NASA's annual design contest to dream of large-scale orbital space settlements. This year ...

www.independent.co.uk/news/science/space-colonies-orbiting-earth-20-years-expert-prediction-a7623726.html

Mar 11, 2017 ... Thousands of people could be living in floating space colonies orbiting the ... The BIS team's adapted design has been dubbed Island Zero.

www.sciencemag.org/news/sifter/nasa-plans-self-contained-space-colony

Apr 25, 2016 ... NASA plans self-contained space colony ... work best in the near future because humans already know how to design space stations well.