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#1 2007-11-11 11:31:35

Terraformer
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From: Logres
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Re: Spacecraft Design

Why isn't there a seperate forum for talking about and designing spacecraft.


To secure a planet it is not necessary to colonise it in its entirety, only to secure the most valuable locations. The Lunar poles and Subterran point. Mercury's poles. The equatorial region of Ceres. Hold these, prevent access to their volatiles and anchor points for beanstalks, and independent colonies cease to be viable.

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#2 2007-11-12 01:15:18

Josh Cryer
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Re: Spacecraft Design


Some useful links while MER are active. Offical site NASA TV JPL MER2004 Text feed
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The amount of solar radiation reaching the surface of the earth totals some 3.9 million exajoules a year.

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#3 2007-11-16 04:34:16

Terraformer
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Re: Spacecraft Design

I was under the impression Interplanetry Transportation was for ideas about propulsion and such like.


To secure a planet it is not necessary to colonise it in its entirety, only to secure the most valuable locations. The Lunar poles and Subterran point. Mercury's poles. The equatorial region of Ceres. Hold these, prevent access to their volatiles and anchor points for beanstalks, and independent colonies cease to be viable.

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#4 2007-12-16 11:39:24

JoshNH4H
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Re: Spacecraft Design

I you really want one, ask josh for a usergroup, but I agree w/ you on this one.


-Josh

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