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For questions involving implemented theory or technology for travelling through space. Consider also [space-travel]. See also the tag information (click "info") for more details on when this tag applies.

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Not. You can see the ISS with binoculars if the light is right.
answered Aug 20 '18 by Morris The Cat
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You don't need thrust, just horsepower. Perhaps even literally. The easiest solution here is a purely mechanical system for 'launching' the ship through the portal. You can use whatever fits your se …
answered Oct 8 by Morris The Cat
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Without any kind of stealth technology, it is 100% likely to be seen long before it gets anywhere close to Earth Orbit. This might give you some perspective: A comet coming in unannounced from inter …
answered Sep 13 by Morris The Cat
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I guess I'm not really sure I understand the problem you're trying to solve here. The bottom line, assuming near-future space travel, is nowhere. You would never have large open spaces on a well des …
answered Aug 18 '18 by Morris The Cat
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There are several problems with this. First of all, when someone fires a laser at you, you aren't going to know it until it hits you, so this would only work if Ship A were CONTINUOUSLY creating a g …
answered Apr 4 by Morris The Cat
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If you have the necessary technology to travel between stars, you have the necessary technology to screw around with the orbits of comets and asteroids, and THAT is the threat you should be concerned …
answered Aug 20 '18 by Morris The Cat
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Ok, so the forces you're describing are generally only going to come into play when your ship is experiencing force that's NOT being applied along its longitudinal axis. Generally that's only going to …
answered Mar 25 by Morris The Cat
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I'm going to present a frame challenge here because there are a couple of really important factors that your question leads me to believe aren't getting proper consideration. First: The biggest real …
answered Jul 8 by Morris The Cat
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high volume black box non-reaction handwavium drive to power the whole thing. You actually solve your own problem right here. The biggest reason that a space battleship makes no sense under cur …
answered Aug 21 by Morris The Cat
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Let’s start by identifying the principles that brought the whole Carrier/Fighter system into existence in the first place: 1: You need diminishing returns in propulsion technology. E.g. the cost and …
answered Aug 19 by Morris The Cat