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News 19.10.2021

Megasatellite orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres could be used for human inhabitation

The research examined how humans could live outside the Earth.
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The research focused on how a large satellite could be built in the orbit of the dwarf planet Ceres and how living in the satellite could be made possible.

More information:

Research Manager Pekka Janhunen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, pekka.janhunen@fmi.fi

Janhunen, P., Terraforming the dwarf planet: Interconnected and growable Ceres megasatellite world, J. British Interplanetary Soc., Vol. 74: 6, 2021. http://arxiv.org/abs/2011.07487

Scientific article available here

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