Colonization Specialist

Research questions:

What is required for a successful, self-sustaining colony on alien planets?

Will the spacecraft become a part of the colony, or will it need to go back and forth between the candidate planet and Earth?

What other considerations must be taken into account when designing the spacecraft?

In designing a habitat for human life on each candidate planet, what considerations must be taken into account so that human needs are met?

NASA's expandable space habitat

Greenhouses on Mars

NASA - Mars Colonization

NASA - Settlement

International Space Station ISS

International Space Station info for students

Space Colonization - Princeton University

National Space Society

Can Mars be terraformed?

Kepler Exoplanets - YouTube video

European Space Agency - Tiny Animals Survive Exposure to Space

Hunt for Extremophiles