Instructions on Designing a Space Colony
A space colony exists outside of and separate from Earth. Its colonists must rely on themselves and their surrounding environment to supply most of their needs. This makes the initial planning and design of a space colony important. The designers need to...
This makes it a tempting design for a deep-space ship. ... because it grows
roughly as the square of the colony radius.
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 ...
Students develop space settlement designs and related materials. .... add detail
to a space colony design that becomes part of the school or class portfolio.
NASA Ames Research Center, located in California's Silicon Valley, is holding its annual Space
Settlement Contest and inviting students from around the world to develop and submit their designs
for permanent space
Sponsored by the NASA Office of Biological... More »
Aug 5, 2013 ... A Village in Orbit: Inside NASA's Space Colony Concepts (Infographic) ....
scientists have been creating would be space station designs.
Aug 5, 2013 ... While a self-sustaining space station colony might be a long way off, scientists
are still working to design and perhaps even build a space ...
Although space colonies will have 1g at the hull, in the center you will ... Space
Settlements: A Design Study, edited by Richard D. Johnson and Charles ...
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 ...
6.5 Detailed Designs of Space Habitats and Colonies. Unfortunately, there is
precious little information on the WWW regarding technical design of self-