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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #135 on: August 12, 2018, 06:56:39 PM »
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They just need to spin, and voila! gravity (sort of).
And the dynamic stresses on the outer ring of a wheel-type will be HUGE. You could brace it ten ways from Sunday and I wouldn't get on it. A spinning barrel would require many times the amount of material.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #136 on: August 12, 2018, 07:40:54 PM »
Well, I'm no engineer, so I'll take your word for it.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #137 on: August 12, 2018, 07:54:08 PM »
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Well, I'm no engineer, so I'll take your word for it.
I'm not an engineer, but I did hang out with them when I was at Purdue. And I was an engineer in the Navy for twenty years.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #138 on: August 12, 2018, 10:42:43 PM »
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They just need to spin, and voila! gravity (sort of).

And one terrorist with a bee-bee gun, and instant people sucked out into space.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #139 on: August 13, 2018, 03:49:01 PM »
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"Which do I prefer? Sex or chess? It depends on the position."
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #140 on: August 13, 2018, 03:55:13 PM »
"How fast can you run?"

"How scared am I?"
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #141 on: August 13, 2018, 08:51:46 PM »
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"How fast can you run?"

"How scared am I?"

Space doesn't literally suck, the air inside the habitat blows.
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