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by John Done
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Space Stations
Replies: 18
Views: 4591

Re: Space Stations

The space industry is in a good position right now as every country makes their contribution to it. The UK space companies are producing satellites and launch vehicles and also orbital insertion vehicle s to operate in space for placing payloads in LEO orbit from a wide range of altitude and orbit i...
by John Done
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Mars Preparation Question
Replies: 18
Views: 6835

Re: Mars Preparation Question

Mars colonization, well actually the colonization of any of the planet from the Solar System, requires a huge amount of resources. I am sure we can build some sort of building and transfer them to Mars or Moon whatever, but the actual life there won't be possible a for me. It wouldn't be possible to...
by John Done
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Missile Pod Concept
Replies: 18
Views: 4426

Re: Missile Pod Concept

The British company Skyrora announced the successful completion of firing tests in Scotland of its Skylark L. The Skylark L launch vehicle will deliver payloads with a total weight of up to 60 kg to an altitude of just over 100 km. Its first launch into space is scheduled for spring 2021.
by John Done
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Spaceship vs. Starship
Replies: 113
Views: 26554

Re: Spaceship vs. Starship

All starships were divided into different classes: - Yachts are luxurious ships owned by wealth - Starfighters were single or double maneuvering starships used to intercept and destroy various targets - Bombers are slow, small craft designed to deliver pinpoint bomb attacks - Scouts are small ships ...
by John Done
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Fuel Expenditure from Surface to Highport
Replies: 20
Views: 6381

Re: Fuel Expenditure from Surface to Highport

A regular spaceship uses two and a half tons of fuel per second.
by John Done
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Travel times surface to orbit?
Replies: 18
Views: 5613

Re: Travel times surface to orbit?

A number of quick questions. 1. How long should taking off to orbit take? (say world size 6 with atmosphere) 2. Also the reverse journey?I guess someone has already answered your questions. I just want to add that by car with an average speed of about 100 km per hour, one could reach the Earth sate...
by John Done
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: FTL starship today
Replies: 110
Views: 20826

Re: FTL starship today

James O'Donoghue, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Specialist and Former NASA Officer estimated the speed of ships with a warp drive - a hypothetical device that allows you to move at superluminal speed. As an example, O'Donoghue took the fictional spaceship USS Enterprise from the science fiction...
by John Done
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: NASA SpaceX Launch
Replies: 14
Views: 4219

Re: NASA SpaceX Launch

Hope the mission will be successful and the next one will be a bit longer.