Jun 24, 01 / Jun 13, 17 09:30 UTC

So, one of the main concerns facing Asgardia is actually getting people and cargo into orbit. We can't rely solely on other private spaceflight companies, as that would be too expensive. So, my feeling is that we're going to have to build and launch our own spacecraft.

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Jun 25, 01 / Jun 14, 17 18:56 UTC

This is a great idea, I think they should try to get investors while the story's hot too. Publicity in the mainstream UK press today.

Jun 24, 01 / Jun 13, 17 09:30 UTC

I think space plains are the way to go

Jun 24, 01 / Jun 13, 17 09:29 UTC
Hello, all. I was just wondering what you think of building a smaller station in Low Earth Orbit before we start building large-scale habitats? I was think of a kind of motorway service station-type affair, where spacecraft could come and lay over for a few hours to get repaired or ...
Jun 24, 01 / Jun 13, 17 09:29 UTC
Sustaining 200 people is by no means small*. We currently find it challenging to simply take care of the few people on ISS (maximum is SEVEN). Even if we took a minimalist approach to such a structure that is likely to be extremely unhealthy on the mental well-being of that ...
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Jun 24, 01 / Jun 13, 17 09:29 UTC
I find merits in your argument, but I also find myself thinking to myself, "Go big, or go home." The vast majority of the technology used to survive in space is already well-tested and publicly available. It isn't cheap, but it is available. Who would our 'customers' be? It isn't ...
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