The government said that it must be so. Start building homes for the returning hero’s. But it takes a lot of skill to construct communities. You can’t just plant houses. You need a thriving store, a great school, places to meet and chat. And above all varied employment opportunities.
As the trucks lumbered in with their ungainly loads, the local population moved out. No one wanted to rub shoulders with the radioactive oddities that returned from the Saturn debacle. Earth had failed to defeat the dragon lords of Saturn. Now those same lords demanded recuperative homes on earth.