Space Settlements: A Design Study
Space Settlements: A Design Study, provides information
on space settlement development and education and assists teachers and students
in the NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest
(see the Space Settlement Web Site). The design study was the
result of a 10 week program in engineering systems design held at Stanford
University and Ames Research Center in the summer of 1975.
professors, technical directors and students in a variety of disciplines from
physical science and architecture to engineering and social science. The goal (see
was to construct a vision of how people might sustain life in space in a large
The study was copied and placed
on the WWW by Bryan Yager with assistance from Hendrick Lee and Gail Felchle.
The project was mentored by Al Globus and sponsored by NAS (Numerical Aerodynamic
The document (hard copy) is available through NASA/Ames Research Center
Library. For further information contact the reference staff at
R.D. Johnson, C Holbrow, editors, Space Settlements: A Design
Study, NASA, SP-413, Scientific and Technical.
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