Infographic: NASA Space Colony Design Concepts Explained

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Written by T.E. Wing

Ever seen NASA’s 1970s-era space colony concepts? They’re rounded up right here in the Space Colony infographic. Check it out ..

aNewDomain — Back in the 1970s, NASA designers turned the agency’s collective attention toward the construction of huge human communities in space. The folks over at collected some of the more intriguing designs in the following infographic. Check them out.

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For aNewDomain, I’m T.E. Wing.