Space Explorer

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Cool design, IMO


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    bytehead

    Not nearly enough fuel. And if the radius is 100 M, you’d be at 3RPM to get 1G at the lowest level, and rather uncomfortable Gs at the higher levels (roughly 10% for each level). And the Coriolis forces would be unpleasant at that rate. 500 M, and you’re just under 1 RPM. I’m working out what it would take to create a space station as a tourist destination, with both temporary tourists and permanent workers. And what it would take to construct it. Your standard rotating wheel for gravity, two actually, counterrotating, and a large zero G area for… Read more »