Continent-Sized Rotating Space Habitats

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Mankind’s future is among the stars, but not necessarily on other planets. Instead we might forge giant space stations that are entire artificial worlds, and today we’ll explore some of those megastructure designs, like the McKendree Cylinder, Bishop Rings, Banks Orbital, Topopolis, and more.

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Credits:
Continent-Sized Rotating Space Habitats
Episode 245; July 2, 2020
Written, Produced & Narrated by Isaac Arthur

Editors:
Darius Said
Jerry Guern
Keith Blockus
Konstantin Sokerin
S. Kopperud

Cover Art:
Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygier

Graphics:
Bryan Versteeg http://spacehabs.com
Fishy Tree https://www.deviantart.com/fishytree/
Jarred Eagley
Jeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajana
Justin Dixon
Ken York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/
Katie Byrne
Sam McNamara of Rapid Thrash
Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gc
Steve Bowers https://www.orionsarm.com
Udo Schroeter

Music:
Markus Junnikkala, “We Roam the Stars”
https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/
Aerium, “Fifth Star of Aldebaran” & “Windmill Forests”
<a href=”https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQ” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQ
Miguel Johnson, “So Many Stars” & “Into the Wormhole”
https://soundcloud.com/migueljohnsonmjmusic

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