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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


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

Space colonization, a practical question (or more)

I’ve been reading about the topic of space colonization lately. With the different private and government entities all stating different goals and strategies for getting people to the Moon and Mars, I’ve seen a great focus on the technical and financial sides of things. 428 more words


The Architecture of Space Colonization

Admittedly, the way we’ve designed our future already seems out of date when we look back at movies (although Star Trek’s Spacedock is still pretty realistic). 59 more words

Space Art

Martian Aria: A Science Fiction Review

I had some time to read this last week, as I was on planes and in airports killing time waiting for those planes. In those situations, having my tablet loaded with books to read is a very good thing. 492 more words


100 people will vie for the 24 spots on the one-way mission to Mars

Mars One, the Dutch organization that hopes to one day establish a human colony on Mars, has narrowed its volunteer pool down from 200,000 to just 100… 375 more words