|Space entrepreneur Robert Bigelow (left) discusses layout plans of the company's lunar base with Eric Haakonstad, one of the Bigelow Aerospace lead engineers.|
Hey, Platohagel. It took an extra day longer than promised, but Space.com finally completed their week long series on colonizing the moon: here.
For others, my original thoughts and the other Space.com links are here.
I have more to say but there's a Swedish meatballs dinner with my name on it at the moment. Ciao.
EXTRA CREDIT ! Extra credit time for my readers. The photograph you see below is the most recent snapped by Cassini of the Saturnian moons Enceladas and Dione. Which one is closer? Guess away, then click here to find the answer. Do you want to go there some day? Me too, but first things first. There's a much closer moon to settle. Let's do this.
And just to show you my "cheeky" side, here's a photograph by Time Traveler John Titor of Florida from 2036 showing the result of a future ruthless dictator's crashing the moon Enceladas into The United Kingdom (to scale):
|OH MY GOD! Someone alert The Netherlands! Tell them to head to higher ground! Ah HA HA, just kidding. There IS NO HIGHER ground in the Netherlands! You're doomed, Dutchies! Should've built those dikes higher. Sorry, mates, been nice knowing you.|