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THRILLING WONDER STORIES (October 1951)

THRILLING WONDER STORIES COVER

Copyright, 1951, by Standard Magazines, Inc.


DISCUSSION

The docking port for the rocket attached to the disk-like space station is an interesting mechanism unlike the design of the space shuttle docking systems.

The circular structure of the space station implies a rotational capability about the station's axis to simulate Earth's gravity. To compute the angular rotation rate of a space station to simulate Earth's gravity, click here.


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