- Bootstrapping Space Communities with Micro Rovers and High Tensile Boot Laces (Tethers)[PDF file]. How to Start Building Cities and Factories Thoughout the Solar System, for What We Are Now Spending on Space, authored by Bruce A. Mackenzie, Space Studies Institute - Senior Associate, and National Space Society - Director.
- Centripetal Vivarium Space Habitats by Andrew Thompson. Includes pictures and 3D model.
- A Futurist Perspective For Space by Dr. Kenneth J. Cox, (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 2001. (PDF file)
- Distant Space Travel Better Conducted As Family Affair. University of Florida Daily News article.
- SpaceSettlers. A site devoted to space settlement discussion.
- Astrobiology Web
- Space settlement contest NAS highlights.
These are highlights associated with the design contest that were reported
to NAS management.
- Videos of weightless living.
- Annotated bibliography.
- Ringworld: a Java applet to interactively explore
some aspects of living in a rotating environment, particularly jumping off high platforms and throwing balls.
- Links to solar sail web sites.
- Lewis One space settlement design: intended to improve on the 10,000 inhabitant designs of the mid-70s depicted in the artwork (see above). The new design features large shielded micro-g construction bays, low-g agriculture near the rotation axis to reduce the length of cylindrical settlements, large micro-g visitor and recreation areas, space viewing, and low-g recreation.
- The Space Show. The Space Show focuses on timely and important issues influencing the development of outer-space commerce and space tourism, as well as other related subjects of interest to us all.
- Space Settlement papers
"AsterAnts: A Concept for Large-Scale Meteoroid
Return and Processing Using the International Space Station," Al Globus, Bryan Biegel, and Steve Traugott.
- Space playgound a zero-g playground designed by four, five, and six year olds at the Santa Cruz Children's School.
- General Public Space Travel and Tourism
- Related web sites.