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Re: RE: starship-design: Hull Materials
In a message dated 11/11/97 3:51:20 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>Which brings us to deceleration, NOW the shields need to be at the BACK
>>the ship, not the front...
>This is especially problematic when you consider that you need holes in
>the back for the engines to spew out propellant. How could we
>conceviably have shielding there??
Use the fuel as a shield, and move the engines in frount of the fuel ship
stack just before the decel burn. The engines exaust should clear the way