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NaNo Help: Generation Ship Occupations

I'm leaving this off the filter so I can recruit nanowrimo help.

I've sent our solar system's first generation ship out into space, heading towards Alpha Centauri. They will be acting as an exploratory team as well, leaving their findings for the rest of humanity to eventually retrieve.

So this first ship has a higher scientific population, but it's also going to be a self-sufficient ship with three separate habitats (temperate, tropical rainforest, and taiga). I'm hoping you guys can help me determine what kinds of people absolutely have to be on the ship. I'm hoping to keep the initial population somewhere between 150-200 members, with genetic diversity helped via fertility banks.

The main space agency is ISACC, which is like a merger between NASA, ESA, RKA, and the military. A high percentage of crew is ISACC. Everyone is required to help outside their field to keep the ship running properly, so there's often some overlap. People with many proficiencies or artistic/cultural hobbies (music, dance, theatre, etc.) were preferred. Some folks get spaces due to sponsorship/political ties/cultural significance (for instance, a few people from the remaining royal families/native tribes/religious minorities/etc.) Crew comes from: Earth (much of which is still healing from nuclear holocaust), Luna (several colonies), L1 (the first satellite colony), and a few actually grew up on the ship, Akupara, which had to spend several decades proving self-sufficiency in orbit before it was okayed for departure.

Here's my current list of people on the ship. Please make suggestions (or corrections) if you have anything to add. Thanks for your help!



HUB:

Captain
Second/Aerospace Engineer
Pilot/Astronomer
Astronauts - 4
Systems Engineer:
    Communications Engineer
    Hardware Engineer
    Software Engineer
    Nuclear Engineer/physicist - 2
    Solar Engineer
    Electrical Engineer
    Mechanical Engineer
    Life Support Systems Engineer
    Waste Systems Engineer

Astrobiologist
Astrophysicist



MEDICAL:

Geneticists – 2
Family practitioner
Midwife
    apprentice

Oncologist
Nurses – 2
Virologist
Surgeons - 2
EMTs - 4
Holistic Healers -??
Psychiatrist
Biologists - 2

FARMS:

Farmers - ???
Zoo Keepers - 2
Veterinarian
Butchers - 2
Tanner
Carpenter
Horticulturalist/Grounds - 3
Botanists - 2


SOCIAL:

Social Administrator
Linguistic specialist
Museum Curator
Cooks/Chefs - 2
Librarian/Historian
Ministers - ??
Teachers – 2

Kids - ??

Sponsors/Politicos/People of Cultural Significance - ??


SKILLS:

Metalsmiths – 2?
Printer
Survivalist
Cobbler
Tailor

Comments

ahavah
Nov. 11th, 2008 02:27 pm (UTC)
AHH! You are amazingly awesome. Thanks so much! (I have a feeling your NASA friend may find my list woefully inadequate. LOL)
medievalneedle
Nov. 11th, 2008 02:38 pm (UTC)
She may, but that is one of the reasons I love her - she's honest about everything!
ahavah
Nov. 11th, 2008 02:40 pm (UTC)
I can take it! I hope she takes a moment to peek, but I can also understand if someone's nano isn't her top priority.
medievalneedle
Nov. 11th, 2008 02:44 pm (UTC)
And I know my husband will have ideas. Because he spends HOURS even DAYS thinking about this stuff. Sci-fi is one of his favorite things.