SPACE STRUCTURES



The immense void of space provides unparalleled opportunities for exploration, exploitation, and colonization. Worlds and other natural bodies are actually pretty far apart from each other, even within star systems. Artificial outposts, waystations and other structures will be needed by any space-faring culture.

SATELLITES
Workhorses of the space age
SPACE STATIONS
Homesteads on the High Frontier
SPIN GRAVITY HABITATS
Centrifugal gravity.
ORBITAL HOT LABS
Dangerous experiments in space.
SOLAR POWER SATELLITES
Tapping the Sun from orbit.
STATITES
Hovering at orbital altitudes
SPACE-BASED SUNSHADES
Cooling off Earth.
SPACE COLONIES
Miniature worlds in the void
LAGRANGE POINT STRUCTURES
Moving in to the Earth-Moon neighborhood
GRAVITY LENS
STRUCTURES

The Sun as telescope

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