Re: [OFFICIAL] Freighters/Merchants question....
From: Edward Lipsett <translation@i...>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 09:25:13 +0900
Subject: Re: [OFFICIAL] Freighters/Merchants question....
on 04.11.11 8:59 AM, Bill Brush wrote:
> JMO, but I think interstellar freighters will be spheres unless
> technological reason they're not practical. That gives you the most
> for the least surface area which means the least amount of
> materials needed to build it.
Your comment on surface area:volume is certainly true, but it only
if there's some reason to put the cargo inside a hull. Endless strings
containers is another possibility.
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