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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O%27Neill_cylinder

The O'Neill cylinder is a space settlement design proposed by American physicist Gerard K. O'Neill in his 1976 book The High Frontier: Human Colonies in ...

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.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 ...

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

Oct 1, 2014 ... In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic ...

www.businessinsider.com/nasa-space-colony-illustrations-2017-7

Jul 23, 2017 ... In the '70s, the scientists expected that people could travel to the first space colony by 2060. They designed three different types that would orbit ...

www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/space-colony-nasa-archives

Sep 4, 2017 ... NASA has unveiled a series of prototype space colony designs over the years. Here are a few of our favorite vintage illustrations.

settlement.arc.nasa.gov/Contest

Students develop space settlement designs and related materials. These are sent .... Consider designing a colony that you would really like to live in. Consider  ...