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How can an idea turn into a plan? It needs to be discussed, analyzed and debated. The intention of the discussion forum is to facilitate conversations that lead to action.


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Space construction of large structures

I'd like to continue our discussion about space contruction ( this post: https://spacedecentral.net/forum/posts/in-space-construction ) but kind of leaning towards the actual methods of constructing large space structures. But first, let's understand why I think large monolithic structures (...
Suzi
Space Architect
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In space construction

If humans are to colonize space, we will need large, human-rated structures to live in. It makes no sense to build an entire orbiting colony out of tin cans launched from Earth. Let's discuss some ideas for in-space construction to pave the way for human colonization of space!
Suzi
Space Architect
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LUNAVSAT: Lunar Navigation Satellite Network

This is a new thread for the LUNAVSAT project. Background in the old thread: https://spacedecentral.net/forum/posts/a-simple-and-cheap-first-moon-mission-lunar-cubesat LUNAVSAT is a GPS-like satellite network for the Moon. It should start with a realistic and cheap proof of concept. Then, the...
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Co-Founder, Space Cooperative
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Space Decentral Wiki

Space Decentral will have a Wiki to store and share all of our collective knowledge! Untill we develop it, I propose we use this post to discuss the structure, contents and format of this Wiki. Also, let's start populating it by adding reference material to the google drive folder (https://drive....
Suzi
Space Architect
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Deep Space Gateway Science Workshop 2018 LPI

Will be interesting to get some feedback from Marc Cohen who is presenting at this conference. It looks like the conference is science driven but perhaps other uses can be explored.
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General Community Meeting #3 - Sunday April 8th - 11:00 AM (PST)

Edited: Due to the holidays around March 31st, we have postponed out community meeting to the following week. New date is Sunday, April 8th, at 11:00 am (PST). Sorry for the short notice! Hi everyone :) Our third community meeting is just around the corner. This is a special meeting, a...
Suzi
Space Architect
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What kind of industry should be implemented?

While being proximate to a larger city will provide opportunities for jobs and activities that can provide resources to individuals it would likely be desirable to begin to develop valuable businesses and resource generating enterprises within the community itself. To that end I would like to in...
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Book Club!

This thread is to recommend and discuss great space/ science fiction books!
Suzi
Space Architect
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A simple and cheap first Moon mission: Lunar cubesat

To build sustainable momentum toward the Luna City vision, I think we need a relatively simple and cheap first Moon mission. A lunar cubesat (I am using the term in the "small and cheap satellite" sense) to study candidate locations for outposts and settlements would be a good first mission. ...
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Community Meeting #2 - Sunday March 4th - 11:00 AM (PST)

Space Decentral announces its second virtual community meeting! In this meeting we are going to introduce our proposed governance processes in more detail, and then discuss ideas around establishing working groups. It will take place on Sunday March 4th - 11:00 AM (PST) where you can join...
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Co-Founder, Space Cooperative