space habitats

A Human Migration to Space is NOT so Inevitable, says New Research

A new study looks at what it takes to survive beyond Earth, raising serious questions about whether or not human…

1 year ago

Sierra Space Tests Another Inflatable Space Station Module … to Destruction

Oops! They’ve done it again. Sierra Space blew up their space habitat for the third time – intentionally -- all…

1 year ago

Sierra Space Inflated a Habitat to Destruction, Testing its Limits Before Going to Orbit

Normally, it would be a very bad day if your space station habitat module blew up. But it was all…

1 year ago

Rubble Pile Asteroids Might be the Best Places to Build Space Habitats

A new study looks at the practicality of living in a common near-Earth asteroid

1 year ago

Check out This Amazing Fly-through of a Futuristic Space Habitat

Space settlement proponents and science fiction fans are likely familiar with the Stanford Torus, a gigantic donut-shaped spinning space habitat…

2 years ago

A Habitat at Ceres Could be the Gateway to the Outer Solar System

A new proposal from the inventor of the E-sail shows how we could create an Earth-like space habitat around Ceres,…

3 years ago

Design for a Space Habitat With Artificial Gravity That Could Be Grown Larger Over Time to Fit More People

There are two main approaches that humanity can take to living in space.  The one more commonly portrayed is of…

4 years ago

What Does it Mean to Be a Space Architect?

In a recent article, space architect Anastasia Prosina explores the concept of space architecture and how it will play a…

4 years ago

The Future of Space Colonization – Terraforming or Space Habitats?

At NASA's Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, which took place last week, some interesting concepts for terraforming Mars and space…

7 years ago

Carl Sagan’s Crazy Idea: Life Inside A Comet?

Space Habitat designs are enormous, high-tech structures. Carl Sagan had a different idea: comets as space habitats.

7 years ago