machodonkeywrestler: Like Niven's stage trees?
Fano: Will we also have giant space hamsters?
hawcian: machodonkeywrestler: Like Niven's stage trees?Perhaps more like the Hyperion Cantos' treeships?
Gunny Walker: [i895.photobucket.com image 850x417]
WelldeadLink: They're going to make like trees, and leave get outta here.
omeganuepsilon: Subby...we have that propulsion, used in space for more than a decade.LinkMiniature satellites, however, are a more novel and relatively unexplored realm of thought.
common sense is an oxymoron: omeganuepsilon: Subby...we have that propulsion, used in space for more than a decade.LinkMiniature satellites, however, are a more novel and relatively unexplored realm of thought.CubeSats have been operational for a while now.
Emposter: The article started off really promising. To my non-expert self, it initially sounded like they might have created a thruster that needed only energy, no reaction mass. Such an engine is the key to truly conquering space. Alas, about 2/3 through, they let on that these thrusters require liquid reaction mass.
Mad_Radhu: Someone's been reading Saga./Lying Cat FTW
Honest Bender: [antiotaku.files.wordpress.com image 450x338]
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