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Prevent boil off in StarShip fuel depot by a JWST-like sunshield?

"Can we use Webb’s telescope shield to prevent or significantly reduce boil off of propellant from StarsShip fuel depot in Earth orbit?" Yes we could. However the JWST required very low ...
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Can surrounding methalox by hydrolox save it from boil off

This would be a very good idea and almost everyone will be using it if not for a few things that will totally make it impractical: Hydrogen takes up an enormous volume. Hydrogen itself is not dense ...
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Can surrounding methalox by hydrolox save it from boil off

"Methalox" requires a methane tank and a separate oxygen tank. "Hydrolox" requires a hydrogen tank and a separate tank of, again, oxygen. As liquified propellants absorb heat from ...
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