NASA's future: NAUTILUS-X (Video + PPT update)
Non-Atmospheric Universal Transport Intended for Lengthy US eXploration (NAUTILUS X) A proposal for NASA's future Extended Duration Explorer. Appears to use Bigelow Expandable (Inflatable) Activity Modules (BEAM) and VASIMR or ion drive propulsion. The centrifuge is far too small. The minimum useful radius is 75 m, and the diagram shows a radius of about 10 m.
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Space & Plasma Physics
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and is named after the Roman god of wealth. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system and is best known for its fabulous rings. The rings were not known to exist until Galileo first observed them in 1610. Like Jupiter and the other gas planets, Saturn has a banded appearance in its coloration due to high winds in the atmosphere. The bands are not as distinct as those on Jupiter, however, they are very wide at the equator and easy to ...