Extraterrestrial Bases

Use only for manned installations established on natural extraterrestrial bodies for specific functions. For larger communities established in space or on natural extraterrestrial bodies, use "space colonies." For manned artificial satellites set to revolve in a fixed orbit and serving as a base for specific functions, use "space stations.".

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Use only for manned installations established on natural extraterrestrial bodies for specific functions. For larger communities established in space or on natural extraterrestrial bodies, use "space colonies." For manned artificial satellites set to revolve in a fixed orbit and serving as a base for specific functions, use "space stations."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008029. The J. Paul Getty Trust.