An orbital platform is a space station, generally constructed for one purpose, that orbits a celestial body such as a planet, asteroid, or star. Orbital platforms have been used as bases for fuel refineries, terraforming operations, orbital bombardment, mining operations, border control, shipyards, and shipping centers, among many other things.
- Automated hydrogen fuel harvesting platforms are space stations set in stable orbit around hydrogen-rich gas giants that harvest and process hydrogen into spacecraft fuel. While they are fully automat...
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- automated hydrogen fuel harvesting platform
- spacecraft fuel
- Platform-based colonization is the use of platforms as bases for building colonies in environments which provide no other means of stable settlement. Platforms can be orbital, situated within a planet...
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- colonization method