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This question on space stack begins to tackle how a bird could fly inside an O'Neill cylinder, https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/27665/can-birds-fly-inside-an-oneill-cylinder. Here is the ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by RandySavage‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by RandySavage‭

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Set in the near future, the interior of the spaceship is coated with thin layers of Teflon approximately 10mm average thickness on top of titanium alloy which in case you are wondering it is weakly...

8 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by user6760‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by user6760‭

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According to a recent National Geographic article, astronauts returning home after longer missions suffer permanently impaired vision. This is a problem that must be addressed in hard-science world...

5 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Zxyrra‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Zxyrra‭

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If I needed a large area for zero-G training, is there any place to put it on a rotating wheel space station if the hub was needed for docking of spacecraft? I wanted a place on the station that...

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Bob516‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Bob516‭

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I've been toying with an idea of a epic space fantasy where a certain area of the milky way is controlled by decedents of humanity that are born, live &amp; die in spaceships, said "ngees" as the "...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by cypher‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by cypher‭

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Larry Niven wrote a novel called The Integral Trees, which was followed by a sequel The Smoke Ring. This is Wikipedia's synopsis of the setting: The story occurs around the fictional neutron st...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by SealBoi‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by SealBoi‭

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The development of microgravity cuisine is an interesting topic, especially when it comes to transferring simple processes like the successful thermochemical processing of muscle tissues (e.g. barb...

5 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by MedwedianPresident‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by MedwedianPresident‭

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Suppose that humanity has spread out through space. Humans are exploring all kinds of environments, including some with gravity much weaker than our Moon's: Ceres (surface gravity $=0.28 m/s^2$) ...

8 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Renan‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Renan‭

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There was an orbital station; a huge torus, as known from sci-fi. It was a luxurious place for people from dusty planets to relax at, and spend hard-earned money in environments resembling Earth fr...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by SF.‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by SF.‭

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So, I don't believe that the "angelic" type winged human can exist (y'know, the kind with the feathery wings sprouting from the back). Too many problems of anatomy, weight, etc. But I am trying to ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Len‭

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In a Rocheworld scenario where two planets are tidally locked and share an atmosphere, but where both the planets are so small that their gravity is very little (as low as one of the dwarf planets ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Len‭

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Edit: Before I give up on this I wonder how could an advanced civilization create conditions on a small planetoid (Ceres sized?) to keep an Earth level breathable atmosphere? It seems like its impo...

8 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Len‭

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Let's say we have a micro-gravity environment where people are staying afloat in the air because they have wings or some other means of resisting the low gravity, but then for some reason they find...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Len‭

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I'm trying to create a massive contained zero-g environment that can sustain many life-forms including humans. The research that I'm doing doesn't make it look good. Seems like we just need gravity...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Len‭

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I want to create a gas giant planet. The parameters I would like for it to have are: It should have a large layer of gas within its atmosphere that living creatures including humans can survive an...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Len‭

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OK, so humanity is going to space, and they are going to take farm animals into space, not only humans on earth value meat, but humans in space do, too. However, they don't want to waste precious r...

5 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by celtschk‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by celtschk‭

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Soft sci-fi uses inertial dampeners. Harder sci-fi uses stuff like advanced crash couches, robotic exoskeletons, or (my personal favorite) drug cocktails filled with stimulants and other medication...

4 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Z.Schroeder‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Z.Schroeder‭

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Suppose you were an astronaut on a space ship in the near future. Or an on an asteroid mission where little to no gravity is available. In such a situation it would be difficult to justify taking a...

5 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by BSteinhurst‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by BSteinhurst‭

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