Becoming Multiplanetary

This is the first chapter of my new book “Becoming Multiplanetary”. Please put your feedback in the comments below or email me at shaun@astromultimedia.com. Thank you! “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” — Victor Hugo

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Sarah’s Trip to Mars, Chapter 1

From: Terry Wakowski To: Sarah Foster Date: 21 November, 2064 Re: New assignment Sarah, can you please come to the office today? I need to talk to you about a new project and it requires a face-to-face. Let me know.

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Financial plan for young people

Many young people (like, in their 20’s and 30’s) do not have a plan for their financial future — they’re too busy having fun! I was exactly the same! It seems that most people who plan for retirement do so

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Board Game Production Resources

I’m creating this post purely as a place for links to various board game design and publishing resources. About games Board Game Geek — Board games reviews and forums. RPG Now — Indie RPG games Brisbane board game meetups and

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Let’s Colonise the Solar System

Mars

This is a copy of a post I made for my first imgur cakeday (which means the first anniversary of joining imgur). Reproduced here for archiving purposes. It’s my first cakeday! At least, it was last week. So in honour

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EOS: Earth Orbit Station

EOS is a large, spherical, rotating space station located in high Earth orbit. EOS stands for “Earth Orbit Station”. The name references Eos, the Greek goddess of the dawn. Her brother was Helios, god of the Sun, and her sister

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Funding Mars exploration

NASA’s predicament regarding Mars is that the agency simply doesn’t have sufficient funds for a Mars program, despite enthusiasm within the agency for Mars. Although NASA continues to report that they are on the road to Mars, and are aiming to

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Renaming the Martian Moons

The idea of renaming Mars’ moons arose whilst I was thinking of names for sols of the week for the Utopian Calendar. Just as on Earth we have one day of the week named for the Moon (“Monday” in English),

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Safety in Space Settlements

Travelling to Luna and Mars, and building and living in settlements there, will be dangerous. NASA and other space agencies have strict safety requirements for human-rated missions. However, when we are talking about a settlement to be populated by civilians,

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More on the Global Food System

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller It’s been a while since I posted about the Earth Rehabilitation Program and the

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