Dias is a settlement designed to enable the next generation of human space exploration beyond the Asteroid Belt by focusing on the fields of Energy Production, Biological Research and Advanced Recreational Activities. This unique combination of functions not only provides new opportunities for scientific discovery and innovation, but also helps to support sustainable economic development in space.
Dias fulfills the following purposes:
1. It is able to provide other Foundation Society settlements with a a directable laser supply of energy harvested sustainably from the Sun.
2. It conducts research in the field of interdisciplinary science, combining research in solar physics, manufacturing, microbiology, and agriculture to advance human spaceflight
3. It develops exciting new leisure activities that utilise the space environment to allow for completely new activities that could not be conducted in the high gravity environment of Earth.
Power Generation Settlement
Initial Operating Capacity Achieved – 2095
Location – 0.25 AU Solar Orbit, at an inclination of 45 degrees
Initial Population – 2500
Predicted Population in 2100 – 2500
This webpage refers to a fictional company which is part of the UK Space Design Competition. No information presented here or implied herefrom should be regarded as factual. Any similarities with real events, places, or persons are purely coincidental.