What If We Moved To Ceres?
Settling on the Moon or Mars may be all the buzz, but how about we all move to Ceres, an icy dwarf planet in the middle of the solar system? What would make this a good candidate for a space settlement? What kind of orbiting habitat could we build there? And what would it be like to settle on the surface of this icy world?
The only dwarf planet in our solar system, Ceres is 13 times smaller than Earth, but it is the largest object located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, and resembles our own moon. A day on Ceres is nine hours and one year is 1,682 Earth days. With more on this fascinating story is the What If channel.