April 27, 2010

Space Neighborhood


In a way, I find this an amazingly realistic view of what a human-settled space station might be like someday. Not the specifics, but the fact that we'll bring our fashions and fads with us. 1975 in space looked a lot like 1975 in America, didn't it?

The Stanford Torus
1975
from The National Space Society

13 comments:

B.E. Earl said...

I want to go there.

downtown guy said...

Me, too.

Steph(anie) said...

This reminds me... have you seen Avatar? Did you like?

downtown guy said...

I didn't see it. I don't go out to movies very often. I hear I should, though.

Steph(anie) said...

It's on DVD now... and it really is something. I feel like I drank the kool aid when I say that, but it's just gorgeous.

There are some holes in it as far as I'm concerned... or at least somethings I think they didn't explain well, but that's the nature of the beast.

downtown guy said...

I have to suspect that, on DVD, the beauty will be diminished and the plot holes somewhat more obvious. But I do plan to see it.

May said...

I don't know if I want to go to this place, but I like it as a tiny town. I wish I could touch it.

downtown guy said...

It would be a cool model.

leilalatex said...

They're re-releasing it in theaters this summer if you want to check out the incredible beauty of 3D Avatar. I suggest that you do.

It's really just absolutely gorgeous, but is Pocahontas. Pretty much. Still, I want to go to Pandora (the world they live in).

leilalatex said...

Oh and as for the picture, it looks like Italy in the 60s... IN SPACE.

downtown guy said...

Good to know. I meant to check it out while it was in the theaters, so I guess I get another chance.

And yes it does. I wonder what the space ladies look like.

Grr Argh said...

Looks to me like the Rainbow Road in Mariokart - without the houses of course.

Love it!

downtown guy said...

I've never played Mariokart, but I see what you mean.