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. ...
Co-Founder, Space Cooperative
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...
We need to explore whether NASA's Deep Space Gateway is complementary or orthoganol to a Lunar City. I can do the necessary research to fulfill this.
Senior Mission Design Systems Engineer - retired from NASA
In many ways, the late Jacque Fresco’s design for the Venus Project (https://www.thevenusproject.com/) is quite aligned with some of the visions I have for Titanium Shores.
This thread is created to spark off the defining the mission objectives for Luna City. (Note: I edited the title/body to reflect that we are in the mission objective definition phase)
The scope of this document is to outline all information needed to visually design a building for Space Cooperative Manufacturing Lab for use on all of our documents / explanations. Site Information Size of lot: 0.5 acres topography: largely flat access to at least one of the fo...
Hi Luna City team. I just joined the Luna City crew. Congrats on pushing the needle on such an important initiative! Who am I? Engineer and enterpreneur with 15+ years experience in the Space industry. Have been supporting the Moon Village Association (https://moonvillageassociation.org/) ...
Financial Entrepreneur & Space Systems Engineer
At times engineers are the most annoying critics. Wayne Hale posted a blog reflecting on mistakes made in the shuttle program. At times engineers give us warnings we should listen to. But others may sense danger as well. We may need lawyers in specialties like ITARS, EXPORT, LAUNCH, UAS, OSHA...
If we need reusable rockets for economy can we afford to put all of our eggs in one basket? Fortunately capitalism encourages innovators to deliver alternative technologies and no one system will hold entire markets forever. Biplanes did eventually let the metal monoplane have a place. If Sp...
http://spacenews.com/national-space-council-backs-incremental-space-regulatory-reform/ Some promising developments here, simplifying launch licensing and streamlining regulations would be a good thing. Needs to be done in a way consistent with international treaty obligations, of course. Too...
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