On this page we will put some external links with background information regarding space colonization and classical republicanism. For our own articles, please check the reader’s guide. We will regularly update this page.
Although we do not believe that the national space society is very useful for the actual realization of space colonization, their site contains a lot of interesting information regarding space colonization.
This site contains several pictures of what space habitats would look like.
Nice site, although a little bit too popular
Near Earth Objects
Gives a good introduction about what Near-Earth objects are.
Gives a good introduction about what the Lagrange points are.
A short introduction to asteroids.
Recommended reading, especially for US readers, about what we see as liberalism.
Recommended reading, especially for US readers, about what we see as republicanism.
This page is a very interesting article about classical liberalism and the article also states that classical liberalism and classical republicanism are NOT incompatible with each other, on the contrary. Although I don’t agree with it for 100%, it provides a good general idea where Republic of Lagrangia stands for.
The following page explains in short what republicanism is about.
Near Earth Asteroids
The following page provides a short overview of asteroids.
The following three pages are written by Eric Drexler, in which he explains why we should NOT colonize the Moon and/or Mars, but the (Near Earth) Asteroids instead.
The following page, explains why asteroids are essential for any successful space settlement program.
The next page explains why we don’t need to establish colonies on the surface of other celestial bodies.