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[Interview] A Realistic Way to Make Space Habitats From Asteroids

January 5th, 2023  •  37 mins 34 secs  •  Download (53 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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We can build space habitats from asteroids by spinning them fast enough. That's what Professor Adam Frank suggests in a recent paper he co-wrote. In this interview, we discussed the idea, how realistic it is and what technology will be needed to achieve it, what applications it can have and when we can expect something like that.