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#1 2020-04-19 14:21:37

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
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Danish Origami Space Habitat

This venture may have what it takes to qualify as a new, independent topic.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/2-architects … 00155.html

The construction method should work on Mars, which would be a ** much ** less severe environment than the Moon, and not too different from Greenland.

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#2 2020-04-19 17:57:34

louis
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Registered: 2008-03-24
Posts: 5,802

Re: Danish Origami Space Habitat

Most people here seemed to think that cylinders or spheres are the best best for a pressurised environment...looks like this would have multiple hinges all over - surely hundreds of weak points all over.

I've posted previously about the possibly of creating quick assembly habs for Mars, with a system similar to this Chinese one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mya2cMDACKg

I think the pressurisation problem can be addressed with girders attaching the walls/floors/ceilings. After all the lunar lander wasn't that spherical or cylinder like...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX8-IXdABuc



tahanson43206 wrote:

This venture may have what it takes to qualify as a new, independent topic.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/2-architects … 00155.html

The construction method should work on Mars, which would be a ** much ** less severe environment than the Moon, and not too different from Greenland.

(th)


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#3 2020-04-22 08:37:00

elderflower
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Re: Danish Origami Space Habitat

Internal pressure X. Meteorites X. Solar radiation X Cabin fever X. What they need is a bigger rocket!

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#4 2020-04-22 18:48:06

louis
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Registered: 2008-03-24
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Re: Danish Origami Space Habitat

Agreed!

elderflower wrote:

Internal pressure X. Meteorites X. Solar radiation X Cabin fever X. What they need is a bigger rocket!


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