Title

"Space settlements"

Speakers

John Billingham

Date

6-25-1978

Streaming Media

Series

Ecosystems Lectures

Length

1 hour 15 minutes

Notes

Billingham was the Director of the Life Sciences Division at the NASA Ames Research Center, and would go on to act as Director for the SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute. In the lecture, he emphasizes that in order to be successful, human space settlements must utilize building materials from the moon and asteroids, and energy from the sun. The lecture was sponsored by Sigma Xi - Earth Resources Ltd.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Outer space -- Exploration, Space colonies, Ecosystems

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/2 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11434

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