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Latest Space colonization Stories

Habitable Zone Planets Could Be Numerous
2012-09-11 12:14:34

Researchers predict that there may be even more planets capable of hosting life out there than previously thought.

Lunar Colonization Would Rely On LEDs
2012-09-03 12:10:04

The lure of space colonization rides on the wings of Curiosity's viral success, and one writer says the key to having a permanent Moon base for NASA would be LED technology.

KickStarter Project Aims To Take You Higher
2012-08-28 09:06:09

The idea seems simple enough: to get to any place higher than where you currently stand just take the elevator. This concept, while remaining simplistic in nature, becomes rather complicated when this “higher place” is the moon.

Elon Musk Has Hopes For Manned Mars Trip
2012-08-10 06:00:40

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he hopes to be able to put man on Mars within the next 12 to 15 years and that one day SpaceX could make it possible for people to thrive and establish businesses there.

NASA Awards Development Grants
2012-08-05 05:03:36

Three commercial aerospace development firms have been awarded a share of more than $1 billion in NASA grants as part of a program to complete a new spacecraft to transport American astronauts to the International Space Station.

2012-07-18 09:31:51

NASA is conducting a nine-day field test starting Tuesday outside Hilo, Hawaii, to evaluate new exploration techniques for the surface of the moon.


Latest Space colonization Reference Libraries

Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...

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