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Penumbra Station
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To improve tidal locking if that's what you want: Incorporate a long tether (maybe 5x the length of the station) with a big mass at the end, on the side facing the star. Either a big dumb mass, or perhaps put your transit port there with a maglev line running towards the inhabited portion. The latter configuration would probably improve safety, because incoming ships wouldn't be coming close to inhabited and other important areas.

Naturally, this would only work in an orbit that's as close as possible to circular.
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Penumbra Station - by AlanSE - 05-25-2016, 12:43 PM
RE: Penumbra Station - by stevebowers - 05-26-2016, 07:11 AM
RE: Penumbra Station - by selden - 05-26-2016, 07:20 AM
RE: Penumbra Station - by stevebowers - 05-26-2016, 04:59 PM
RE: Penumbra Station - by selden - 05-26-2016, 07:59 PM
RE: Penumbra Station - by AlanSE - 05-27-2016, 01:22 PM
RE: Penumbra Station - by stevebowers - 05-28-2016, 01:51 AM
RE: Penumbra Station - by stevebowers - 05-28-2016, 02:07 AM
RE: Penumbra Station - by Drashner1 - 05-29-2016, 10:19 AM
RE: Penumbra Station - by AlanSE - 05-31-2016, 12:06 PM
RE: Penumbra Station - by stevebowers - 06-01-2016, 09:10 AM
RE: Penumbra Station - by iancampbell - 06-01-2016, 08:25 PM
RE: Penumbra Station - by AlanSE - 09-26-2016, 10:24 AM

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