The Western Lines

April 7, 2010

Exodus Earth – Venus

Venus is a hellish planet and within our solar system the world that is most reminiscent of Dante’s vision of Inferno. Today with our host physicist Dr. Basil Singer we explore the possibility of colonizing Venus.

Venus is perhaps the most difficult planet in the solar system that we could possibly colonize. Yet, the colonization of Venus has been a subject of much speculation and many works of science fiction since before the dawn of spaceflight, and is still much discussed. Are floating cloud cities hovering over Venus’ hellish surface in our future?

Exodus Earth – Venus

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  1. I think it is interesting that an airship that has earth surface atmospheric pressure will float in Venus dense atmosphere as shown in Exodus Earth–meaning that the envelope itself is the habitat. Large airships like this floating city would be perfecthttp://www.id.iit.edu/externalID/index.php?id=1010

    Comment by Anonymous — April 9, 2010 @ 7:35 pm | Reply


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