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    Thread: How to get great viewing at 1G?
Post: RE: How to get great viewing at 1G?

Is it the space station that is spinning or the universe?
JoeP Real Space 12 25,146 10-03-2015, 08:02 AM
    Thread: How to get great viewing at 1G?
Post: RE: How to get great viewing at 1G?

Funny, I was going to suggest something and then I read your last paragraph - haha. Aside from putting in fake windows that are really super HD displays with a camera outside that transmits the spin-...
JoeP Real Space 12 25,146 10-01-2015, 03:20 PM
    Thread: cosmic ray protection from Martian atmosphere? ...Nope
Post: RE: cosmic ray protection from Martian atmosphere?...

(09-30-2015, 02:19 PM)antred Wrote: Hmm, but how would you position such a centrifuge in an environment that already has a low but not negligible gravity component? If you make it spin around a vert...
JoeP Real Space 17 36,862 10-01-2015, 12:37 AM
    Thread: cosmic ray protection from Martian atmosphere? ...Nope
Post: RE: cosmic ray protection from Martian atmosphere?...

Mars has such a thin atmosphere, but I think the images of it look so earth-like, for examples desert and arid places here at home, that it inspires us greatly as a potential second home. The radiati...
JoeP Real Space 17 36,862 09-29-2015, 04:34 PM
    Thread: Interesting Orbits Throughout the Solar System
Post: RE: Interesting Orbits Throughout the Solar System

Ah, Venus. I see you mentioned cloud cities. I think the advantages of that are superior to an orbital one. Really, the main thing an orbital city might have is easy access to the solar system a...
JoeP Real Space 16 37,692 09-21-2015, 10:43 AM
    Thread: Interesting Orbits Throughout the Solar System
Post: RE: Interesting Orbits Throughout the Solar System

Mercury is a great place for materials and energy as you point out, but I think the planet's magnetic field is pretty weak. So like many other places you'll need great shielding unless you want to g...
JoeP Real Space 16 37,692 09-19-2015, 09:39 AM
    Thread: Hello all
Post: Hello all

Hi, I'm just checking this place out. Joe dropped a post in another science forum he runs and mentioned this place. I have an overall interest in general science and engineering topics; I work in so...
JoeP Welcome 3 8,904 09-19-2015, 09:24 AM