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I like this idea, only I think it should be run by the government.
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suppose we bring an inflatable boat to the moon.. that
would not be any good.. i think.. :-)
but if we were to bring an inflatable half dome to the
moon, so that if you'd be inside it, you'd be completely
sealed from outside, we inflate it over there and we fill
with air and it must have
a diameter of 100 meter
at least. Now we have something that can be made into
place to live.. bring some water and food and solar
over there and recycle everything and you can live
just as they live in the space station.
oh yeah.. and we fill it with some people :-)
Now there comes more.. a robot mines moonrock and
brings it inside (first it enters a room which is sucked
vacuum and from there it enters the dome so no air is
lost) and people can use the rock to make things out of
and now and then.. we can bring another half dome to
moon and eventually.. we can make our own domes and
robots on the moon from moonrock and fill the moon
it's quite messy, basically the idea is that it you want to
live on the moon affordably.. meaning.. not depending
much on earth.. you'll have to start primitive and build
your way up from it, just as they did on earth 1000 of
[swimswim, Jun 01 2010]
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Self-forming inflatable domage [zen_tom, Jun 01 2010]
[mouseposture, Jun 01 2010]
||//use the rock to make things out of it//
||This is... what are you... "suck out the vacuum"?
||These are the scrawlings of a crazy person.
||No, wait, it's probably just a really bad idea.
||I dunno, those smileys were pretty well timed. [+]
||//(first it enters a room which is sucked vacuum and from there it enters the dome so no air is lost)//
Yegads! The man has postulated the 'Airlock'!.
Shame all the air has already leaked out from underneath your dome!.
Seriously, this just a badly detailed WTCTTISINM/B(etc)WINBIIWR coupled with no recognition of the fact that man has created sealed environments already (with some success).
||//inflatable boat// for dust seas: electro static repulsion combined with a paddle-wheeler.
||//What is a half dome?// <link>
||//I think you're completely undervaluing the whole "...but its on the moon !!!"ness of it.//
You may be right, bigsleep.
||I try to keep my moon clear of colonies.
||I don't let my colonies onto any old moon.
||Instead of colonisation, if this could be pancreatisation or spleenisation it could work. Plus I should note that the two half domes could be affixed together the make a mobile zorblike structure.
||[bungston] Didn't you look at the picture? You need *four*
half-domes to make a zorb