SPACE COL/Was: Re: My Supertanker right or wrong

Technotranscendence (
Sat, 28 Feb 1998 11:41:45 -0500 (EST)

At 04:05 PM 2/28/98 +0100, Anders Sandberg <> wrote:
>> Primary goal: establish a permanent independent space habitat (a
>> Marsbase makes most sense for obvious reasons).
>Mars? Why not an asteroid? I have never liked gravity wells, too
>little freedom.

I agree, though I've had no experience outside a gravity well.:) Anyway,
we should all look into what we can do to encourage/advance/promote
small scale colonization of space. (I say "small scale" here because there
is a tendency to talk about big projects which will never be done. It's nice
to dream, but I want to do too.:)

>But yes, I would happily support a project I think has a good chance
>of creating a safe space habitat.

I too.

Daniel Ust