1. In the 1970′s the Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill with the help of NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University held a series of space colony summer studies which explored the possibilities of humans living in giant orbiting spaceships. Colonies housing about 10,000 people were designed and a number of artistic renderings of the concepts were made.”

    From The Public Domain Review, via Boing Boing

     
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    Also the Citadel/Presidium from Mass Effect :)
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    This makes me think of Gundam.
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    Obviously they did it on purpose. It’s a common design for theoretical space colonies.
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    And Halo
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