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Re: starship-design: Long range fuel tankers
>Fair points all. Okay, why not launch tankers fast enough to catch the
>ship during the flight, building up a fuel reserve to decelerate with?
>The structure required to hold the fuel would not add greatly, especially
>since there is no sail.
Why not take these tankers with the main ship right from the start...
Accelerating them seperately will cost just as much energy as accelerating