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BEYOND EARTH: SPACE COLONIES DESIGNED BY NASA AMES RESEARCH CENTER IN THE 1970S

Nasa's visions of a new Earth

The original designs for Nasa's space colonies, planned in the

Could this $300 billion 'space mushroom' replace the ISS?

A Washington, DC-based company called United Space Structures wants to create a new space station. Their giant cylinder (shown, with the ISS and Space Shuttles illustrated) could apparently replace the ISS. It would rotate four times per minute to create artificial gravity, and would be 1,300ft (400 metres) long, cost £200 billion ($300 billion) and take 30 years to build

NASA Space Colony Art from the 1970's

matthewhayles: “ staceythinx: “ These space colony concept drawings were the result of collaboration between Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill, the NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University...

NASA Space Colony Art from the 1970's

NASA Space Colony Art from the 1970s | inspiration

Humans could live in 'space cities' that orbit Earth, says expert

But what would that first space settlement look like? Many designs rely upon a central cyl...

NASA's Space Station Concept Art

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The O'Neill Cylinder - Retro Design Classic

Gavin Rothery - Directing - Concept - VFX - Gavin Rothery Blog - The O'Neill Cylinder - Retro Design Classic

Back to the Future With 1970s Space Colonies

Back to the Future With 1970s Space Colonies....