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Designing and Building Space Colonies - A Blueprint for the Future 

Product Summary
UPDATED FOR 2023 One of the greatest adventures in the future of humanity will be to construct, work, and live in space based structures.

In this book we look at the history of ideas for living in space, proposed space colony designs, and technology.

The details of current life support technology on the International Space Station is reviewed, and what technologies will be required for development of large scale space colonies.

Book 3 of the Living in Space Series

 

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What this book is all about

One of the greatest adventures in the future of humanity will be to construct, work, and live in space based structures.

In this book we look at the history of ideas for living in space, proposed space colony designs, and technology.

This book is updated for 2023 with lots of new chapters and information which will all affect the building of space colonies.

The details of current life support technology on the International Space Station is reviewed, and what technologies will be required for development of large scale space colonies.

What other things in terms of financing and materials availability will be also needed?

And who are the innovators providing new space technologies which will be used going forward to build space infrastructure.

Finally, we conclude with some recommendations to get us ready to build these colonies.

 
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The Table of Contents Includes many fascinating Chapters:

1.0    Introduction  

2.0 Realities and Reasons

3.0 The History of Space Habitats

4.0 Major Proposed Space Habitats   
The Rotating Wheel   
O’Neil Cylinders   
The Stanford Torus   
The Bernal Sphere   
Kalpana One   

5.0 Fringe Technologies 
 
6.0 Space Environmental Issues   
Radiation Protection   
Heat and Cold   
Fresh Water   
Breathable Atmosphere   
Waste Elimination   
Power Systems   
Food Production   
Atmosphere   
Guidance and Control 
 
7.0 Financial & Other Incentives   
Government Vs Free Enterprise   
Space Tourism   
Space Manufacturing   
Mars Settlement   

8.0 The Deep Space Gateway
  
9.0 New Space Stations and Those Being Planned   
The Chinese Tiangong Space Station   
Orbital Reef   
Starlab   
Concept for a Huge Chinese Space Station
   
10.0 5-15-Years Bases on the Moon
   
11.0 5-15 Years-Hotels in Orbit 
 
12.0 15-40 Years-Mars Colonies
  
13.0 Space Infrastructure Development   
Reduced launch costs   
Robotic Construction   
Three Dimensional Printing   
Solar Smelting   
Propulsion Systems   
Nuclear Propulsion   
Solar Electric Propulsion   
Ion Propulsion   
The EM Drive   

14.0 Leaders in New Technologies   
Space X-Rocket History   
SpaceX’s New Starship Rocket   
Blue Origin’s Rockets   
DreamChaser   
Artemus Moon Landers   
Planetary Resources-Asteroid Mining   
3D Printing companies
Relativity Space’s New Printed Rocket

15.0 Materials for Construction   
Mining the Moon   
Asteroid Mining   
Space Elevators 
 
16.0 50-100 years-Habitat Cylinders   
Habitat Phase 1-Getting Started   
Habitat Building-The Early Years   
Redwood Forest-Building the Inside   
Construction Continues   
Permanent Residency   
Living in Redwood Forest for Five Years   
Bora Bora Two 
 
17.0 75-150 years-Asteroid Homes   
My Secret Hideaway  

18.0 1000+ years Very Large Structures   
18.1 Ringworld Structures   
Establishing Gravity   
Managing the Sun   
Impossible Strength?   
From Worlds to a Ringworld   
18.2 Dyson Spheres   
Dyson Spheres, Swarms, and Bubbles   
Dysonian existence   

19.0 Long Term Planning
  
20.0 Summary   

21.0 Bibliography  

22.0 Index   





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