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aegisx
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#16 Post by aegisx » May 02 2005

it could be perm. if they get control :)

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#17 Post by Vicious » May 14 2005

would've been cool to be able to put a space station up. even with help with allied countries. because theres stuff that can only be researched and made in space. like transparent steel.

http://www.newscientist.com/channel/mec ... 624931.000

theres also transparent alumina http://www.rense.com/general20/transparentalum.htm

i think within 10 years they will have this stuff on visors for soldiers. so they can still see and have it be bullet proof.

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#18 Post by George Geczy » May 16 2005

Given the ongoing cost and effort required to keep a space station operational, it is not unrealistic to assume that in a time of world chaos it would be abandoned. (Hey, they're having enough trouble keeping it going and supplied as it is!)

As to launching and manning a new one, the time and effort and cost involved would be huge, even for a large group of countries. Not impossible, of course, but huge.

(Though it would be interesting to consider a space station as a pre-requisite to certain techs, as you suggest. Just not sure if anyone would bother with such a huge expenditure for only that purpose.)

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#19 Post by foo » Sep 17 2005

George Geczy wrote:Given the ongoing cost and effort required to keep a space station operational, it is not unrealistic to assume that in a time of world chaos it would be abandoned. (Hey, they're having enough trouble keeping it going and supplied as it is!)
Hehe... you don't think we're living in a time of chaos right now? You've been programming (or playing the game) too long. :lol:
Great game, thanks!

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#20 Post by Chaim » Sep 18 2005

How communications satts work? they got any use?

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#21 Post by Balthagor » Sep 18 2005

I know they increase the efficiency of your forces, don't remember if they do anything else.
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