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Space expansion

Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Space expansion. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].

noun  Astrosoteriology

the extension of a permanent human civilisation beyond Earth, especially when considered as a necessary part of the endeavour of transcension.


Expansional | ɪkˈspanʃ(ə)nəl | adjective
Expansionism | ɪkˈspanʃənɪzəm | noun
Expansionist | ɪkˈspanʃ(ə)nɪst | adjective & noun


Astro-English: in Astronese, the phrase space expansion is made up of the word space which relates to “outer space as a whole” and the word expansion to mean the extension of something, in this case meaning the human species extension into the environment of outer space, also called the astronomical world in this context.

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