Space Colonies and PERMANENT
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Future space city in orbital space, not on the surface of any planet:
Before this, we will have outposts at the lunar poles and possibly at asteroids near Earth.
There are many different kinds of space habitats, but in the long term, we will have the above large biospheres rotating for good artificial gravity by the centrifugal (centripetal) force.
There are many steps before then. This section is about habitats, growing food in space, and controlled ecological life support systems.
§ 6.1 Colonies in orbit vs. colonies on planetary surfaces
§ 6.2 How realistic in our near future?
§ 6.3 First generation space habitats, condos, and hotels from inflatables
§ 6.6 Ecological issues (CELSS)
§ 6.7 NASA CELSS work
§ 6.8 NASA human CELSS experiments
§ 6.9 Russian CELSS studies
§ 6.10 Biosphere 2
§ 6.13 Artificial gravity and effects of zero gravity on humans
§ 6.14 Prototype designs on the WWW
§ 6.15 Links to other WWW sites on space colonies
spacesettlement.com > Space Colonies
Additional, children pages of this current parent page:
Space Colonies :
Orbit vs. Planetary Surface
Nearterm Habitats, Condos
NASA CELSS With Humans
Other CELSS Projects
Artificial Gravity by Centrifuge
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