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Space colonization and free space habitats

Most people will associate “space colonization” with settlements on the surface of celestial bodies such as the Moon, Mars or even exoplanets. However, most stories on this site are set in  40 more words

Background

You could tell when the gravity was going to be weird because she wore her hair in a braid.

We were among the first to be born on Castera. A new generation, born on a new planet. Our parents still tell us stories of Earth – lush green meadows, babbling creeks, trees that reached heavenward. 905 more words

365 Day Challenge

Why We Can't "Backup Earth" On Mars, The Moon, Or Anywhere Else In Our Solar System

Elon Musk says he wants to create a backup of Earth on Mars – and Stephen Hawking also says that humans have to move into space to survive long term. 3,972 more words

Mars

Flash Fiction Friday Story: Stowaway Annie

Crewman Sharif Vega put his duffle on the carry cart with care. Then he piled a case of Centauri Blood wine, a crate of fresh binga fruit and a box of cleaning detergent around it. 1,014 more words

Connie Cockrell

How Does Science Fiction Handle Our Growing Population?

Many great inventions can be credited back to works of fiction. With inventions like flip phones and warp drive being seeded by the ideas of science fiction writers.  634 more words

Science

How We'll Live in Space (according to 1970s NASA)

Dang, we were supposed to have hundreds of space colonies in orbit by now.  Today’s NASA is all about space geology and meteorology, but in the 1970s NASA was about space colonization. 10 more words

Random Thought.

I’ve been reading a lot about space colonization lately. No particular reason. It came up, I found myself buried in Wikipedia. It happens. But this morning, a thought occurred to me, as they are prone to do, relating to some of the statements made by individuals who are contemplating hopping into the space tourist landscape or are otherwise plotting for us to one day inhabit the moon, Mars, or other outlandish locales. 255 more words

Living Conditions