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Testing Pykrete As Debris Shielding Material

July 26, 2015

One of the interesting things about the spacecoach architecture is the way these ships will use water for many purposes prior to consuming it for propulsion. Water is an excellent radiation shieldi…

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The Spacecoach people are investigating a way to shield their spacecraft from orbital debris or interplanetary material, without adding significant mass. This is the kind of out of the box thinking that is needed to move humanity out into the solar system.

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