"Space settlements"


John Billingham



Streaming Media


Ecosystems Lectures


1 hour 15 minutes


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.

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Outer space -- Exploration, Space colonies, Ecosystems

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


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