Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Space Settlements” as Want to Read:
Space Settlements
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Space Settlements

by
4.60  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  1 review
In the summer of 1975, NASA brought together a team of physicists, engineers, and space scientists--along with architects, urban planners, and artists--to design large-scale space habitats for millions of people. This Summer Study was led by Princeton physicist Gerard O'Neill, whose work on this topic had previously been funded by countercultural icon Stewart Brand's Point ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 7th 2019 by Columbia Books on Architecture and the City
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Space Settlements, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Space Settlements

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-40
Average rating 4.60  · 
Rating details
 ·  10 ratings  ·  1 review


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Space Settlements
Frederick Gault
Sep 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is an excellent review of the work done about how to build a space habitat. Just as we design buildings on Earth, and consider waste management, livability, transportation, water management and so on, we must do the same with "space islands". This process is complicated by the fact that the environment must be controlled, and balanced to the extent possible because resupply is expensive and far away. All kinds of issues come up with you start to look at this, for example; in order to have s ...more
Steven Ward
rated it really liked it
Oct 04, 2019
Taylor R. Genovese
rated it it was amazing
Jul 14, 2019
Catherine
rated it really liked it
Oct 24, 2019
Joanne mcneil
rated it it was amazing
Jul 31, 2019
Gooddoggy
rated it really liked it
Jul 29, 2019
Lou
rated it it was amazing
Jul 17, 2019
Natalie
rated it it was amazing
Nov 08, 2019
Evan
rated it it was amazing
Jul 14, 2019
Alexandre Coates
rated it it was amazing
Oct 14, 2019
Alasdair
marked it as to-read
Mar 07, 2019
Celeste Zumwalt
marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2019
Lee
marked it as to-read
May 02, 2019
tom bomp
marked it as to-read
May 10, 2019
Joseph
marked it as to-read
May 13, 2019
 theWizz1
marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2019
Fred Oliveira
marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2019
RobMerc
marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2019
George
is currently reading it
Jul 07, 2019
Karl
marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2019
Ben
is currently reading it
Jul 12, 2019
Tobias
marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2019
John Muyskens
marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2019
Jeremy
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
Nick Ng
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
Luke Patton
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
Mariochampion
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
Robbie
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
Javier
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
FionaJay
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
leila
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2019
Zack
marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2019
Elisefur
marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2019
Jena
marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2019
Colin Hynes
marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2019
Scott
marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2019
Nicholas
marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2019
Thomas
marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2019
Justine Ala
is currently reading it
Jul 22, 2019
Melissa M.
marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Cristallisation Secrète
  • Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction
  • The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
  • Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis
  • Velocity Weapon (The Protectorate #1)
  • Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
  • Heroes of Blues, Jazz, and Country
  • The Ungrateful Refugee
  • Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?
  • Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster
  • On the Government of the Living: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1979-1980
  • Ringworld (Ringworld, #1)
  • The Word for World is Forest
  • The Winds of War (The Henry Family, #1)
  • War and Remembrance (The Henry Family, #2)
  • Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author
  • City Boy
  • I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution
  • Inland
  • Crossing the Water
  • Cathay Revisited
  • Cathay (1915)
  • Children of Ruin (Children of Time #2)
  • A Wilderness of Monkeys
  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
  • The Eternal Flame (Orthogonal, #2)
  • My Friend Anna
  • Golden State
  • Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
  • Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life
See similar books…