Inspirations – Sources

Here is a non-exhaustive list of source elements I bought from which I take inspirations and informations. I also made a tab for some of the free PDFs I have.
I haven’t acquired them for FAR Colony specifically since astrophysics/aerospace science is one of my other hobbies, but they all helps in the development and design of it.

Updated @March 04/2020

Astrophysics/Ecosciences PublicationsAerospace PublicationsTabletop RPG PublicationsMisc non-RPG PDFs
  • Alien Seas [Springer / 2013]
  • Asteroids IV [The University of Arizona Press / 2015]
  • Drifting on Alien Winds [Springer / 2011]
  • Earths of Distant Suns [Springer / 2017]
  • Europa [The University of Arizona Press / 2009]
  • Exoplanets and Alien Solar Systems [Tahir Yaqoob / 2011]
  • La Vie Est-Elle Universelle ? {French book} [EDP Sciences / 2003]
  • La Vie Expliquée ? {French book} [Odile Jacob / 2003]
  • Life Everywhere [Basic Books/Perseus Books Group / 2001]
  • Mars – Owner’s Workshop Manual [Haynes Publishing / 2018]
  • Mercury – The View After MESSENGER [Cambridge University Press / 2018]
  • Planètes & Satallites {French book} [Vuibert / 2001 ]
  • Saturn from Cassini-Huygens [Springer / 2009]
  • The Surface of Mars [Cambridge University Press / 2018]
  • Titan from Cassini-Huygens [Springer / 2009]
  • Under a Crimson Sun [Springer / 2013]
  • Centauri Dreams – Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration [Copernicus Books-Springer Science / 2004
  • Crises à Bord de la Station Mir {French book} [JC Lattès / 1989]
  • Crossing the Threshold – Advancing into Space to Benefit the Earth [Threshold 2020 Press / 2010]
  • Entering Space [Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin /1999]
  • Fundamentals of Astrodynamics [Dover Publications Inc. / 1971-2016]
  • Islands in the Sky – Bold New Ideas for Colonizing Space [John Wiley & Sons Inc. / 1996]
  • Living Among Giants – Exploring and Settling the Outer Solar System [Springer / 2015]
  • Pale Blue Dot [Ballantine Books / 1994]
  • Realizing Tomorrow – The Path to Private Spaceflight [University of Nebraska Press / 2011]
  • Space Safety Regulations and Standards [Elsevier / 2010]
  • Spacefaring – The Human Dimension [University of California Press / 2001]
  • The High Frontier – Human Colonies in Space [Apogee Books / 2000]
  • The Little Book of Space Law [American Bar Association/2013]
  • The Starflight Handbook – A Pioneer’s Guide to Interstellar Travel [Wiley Science Editions / 1989]
  • Far Horizon [Zozer Games / 2016]
  • GURPS Transhuman Space – 2nd Edition [Steve Jackson Games / 2002]
  • HARP-SF [Iron Crown Enterprises / 2010]
  • Hostile [Zozer Games / 2019]
  • Rêve de Dragon {French RPG from where I use its core system} [Scriptarium / 2019]

Just some and the most important of them

  • A Permanent Settlement on Mars – The Architecture of the MArs Homestead Project [Mars Foundation/MIT / 2005]
  • Gravitational Field Propulsion [AISS/ASME/SAE/ASEE / 2009]
  • International Workshop on Research and Operational Considerations for Artificial Gravity Countermeasures[NASA / 2014]
  • Long-term Consequences of Observing an Expanding Cosmological Civilization [Department of Physics / 2016]
  • Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century [NASA/National Academy of Sciences / 1984]
  • Metallic Materials and Elements for Aerospace Vehicle Structures [Department of Defense / 1998]
  • Mini-Magnetospheric Plasma Propulsion [Journal of Geophysical Research / 2000]
  • NASA’s Exploration Systems Architecture Study – Final Report [NASA / 2005]
  • Solar Sail Propulsion for Interplanetary Small Spacecraft [NASA MSFC / 2015]
  • Space Elevators – An Advanced Earth-Space Infrastructure for the New Millennium [NASA /1999]
  • Space Resources and Space Settlements / SP-428 [NASA / 1979]
  • Space Settlements – A Design Study / SP-413 [NASA / 1977]
  • Spacetime Physics and Advanced Propulsion Concepts [AIAA / 2006]
  • The VX-CR Experiment: A Thermal and Lifetime Testbed for the VASIMR® Engine [IEPC / 2011]
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadmap 2005-2030 [Department of Defense / 2005]
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