‘Space Mushroom’ Replace the ISS? Giant Rotating Station would Create Artificial Gravity

Space Mushroom NASA ISSCould this $300 billion ‘space mushroom’ replace the ISS? Giant rotating station would create artificial gravity for astronauts.

Washington DC company United Space Structures wants to create a new space station.
It rotates six times a minute to create artificial gravity – with the ‘stem’ and ‘dome spinning in opposite directions
It would be 1,300ft (400 meters) long, cost £200 billion ($300 billion) and take 30 years to build.

‘We believe artificial gravity is required to support long term living in space,’ Bill Kemp from USS told MailOnline.


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