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Tango0112 Dec 2017 9:29 p.m. PST

Dream Pod 9 offers new spaceships for Jovian War

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Amicalement
Armand

The Shoveler12 Dec 2017 10:42 p.m. PST

That was quick for a Kickstarter.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2017 5:21 a.m. PST

Very cool! i like the designs.

Tango0113 Dec 2017 10:50 a.m. PST

Glad you like them my friend!. (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

Lion in the Stars13 Dec 2017 2:26 p.m. PST

Man, I love those Jovian ships. Though honestly, the forward hulls are big enough to have the grav rings inside, even the Corsair-class. A 50m centrifuge spun at 4.22rpm will give you 1gee, and 3.3rpm will give you 0.6gee.

Now I need to talk Jav98 into making a nice open latticework truss about 50mm long (200m in-scale) to stick between the engines/reactors and the habitable section.

Captain Gideon13 Dec 2017 3:03 p.m. PST

Sorry these designs I don't like.

I'll stick with the Yamato,Star Wars and Star Trek ships their much better IMHO.

StarCruiser13 Dec 2017 7:23 p.m. PST

A larger ring spun slower is a better solution. Less chance of "space sickness" (motion sickness).

Tango0113 Dec 2017 11:05 p.m. PST

Glad you like them too my friend!.

Amicalement
Armand

Lion in the Stars14 Dec 2017 4:21 p.m. PST

@Starcruiser: True, but realize that the external hab rings are 285m in diameter on the Forge, Majestic, and Ypres. These are HUGE ships.

And NASA seems to think that there is little chance of motion-sickness as long as you're turning less than 5rpm.

nvdoyle14 Dec 2017 5:35 p.m. PST

285 meters…uh, yeah, those are big ships…

And I like the idea of the long truss! They already fit well into my 'real enough' space tech style (see Irrational Designs for others), being able to give them the proper distace between reactor and habitation would be neat.

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