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No Windows in Space

Many representations of life in space include windows in the walls of space ships and space dwellings. There will be no windows in space. As an engineering consideration, windows are “factory installed leaks”. Our electronics continue to grow smaller, more flexible and are starting to become built in to everything in our environment. It will […]

Inflatable Space Habitats

Self-deploying inflatable space living modules have been being designed by NASA engineers since the 1960s. A light weight collapsible package that can create a space lifeboat like module simply by inflating it with some gas has many advantages over lifting more rigid construction materials out of the gravity well and then assembling them. While an […]



A habitat is a living environment. Space habitats can be any structure designed to support living in space and are often called, space stations, space colonies, space settlements, or space cities. Space Settlements – [NASA] spreading life throughout the solar system “I know that humans will colonize the solar system and one day go beyond.” […]