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(Slate)   NASA's 1970s conceptual drawings of space colonies still looking pretty freaking cool   ( ) divider line 9
    More: Interesting, NASA, space colonies, Centrifugal Force, Ames Research Center, drawings, O'Neill, Phil Plait  
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5853 clicks; posted to Geek » on 08 Dec 2012 at 7:26 PM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-12-08 06:46:15 PM  
4 votes:
I thought I would be living on one of these. Instead, I have a phone I can play music on. This future sucks.
2012-12-08 09:18:01 PM  
2 votes:

WhyteRaven74: Quantum Apostrophe: It's not possible,

Until we decide to do it. Then it'll be very possible.

This is QA, he'll ask you how old atoms are, and whether or not you can 3d print some new elements that are hiding in the periodic table. He's the Bevets of space.
2012-12-08 08:02:20 PM  
2 votes:

Quantum Apostrophe: It was just an idle daydream. It's not possible, and it never will be. Ever.

Awwww, sounds like someone's atoms are getting old. I'll 3D print you some youth elixir and you'll be right as rain.
2012-12-08 07:07:12 PM  
2 votes:
Fark that. Where's my goddamn flying car?!
2012-12-09 08:33:50 PM  
1 vote:
I'm thinking someone on the art team went to Pepperdine in Malibu:
2012-12-09 07:38:40 AM  
1 vote: 

Just don't forget to point all that foliage toward the sun or it will die out you stupid retard.
2012-12-08 11:19:21 PM  
1 vote:

CipollinaFan: Why go through the trouble of building a suspension bridge when you are the ones building the lake?

Because fark you we're in space, that's why.
2012-12-08 11:08:12 PM  
1 vote:

SN1987a goes boom: Sounds all good and well until the Principality of Zeon starts trying to drop colonies on the planet to force the rest of us to move into space.


/I liked Zechs, better, though
2012-12-08 07:29:36 PM  
1 vote:

Generation_D: And in 2012, they're still not funded.

They still don't make sense either. Fantasy poster art is not engineering, n'en déplaise au Space Nutters. 

It was just an idle daydream. It's not possible, and it never will be. Ever.
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