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What thickness/depth of water would be required to provide radiation shielding in Earth orbit?
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A 1 km cube with room for 1,000,000 people each with 16 rooms of 20 Square meters, would require 18 tons per person for a 3 meter shield, which would reduce radiation levels to less than the .000001 ...

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How can astronauts float in space without being affected by the gravitational force of nearby objects?
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I just realized the issue INSIDE the space station is terminal velocity. On earth with a gravitational pull of ~9.8 m/s2 the terminal velocity of the human body is about 53 m/s or 195 kph. The ...

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How can astronauts float in space without being affected by the gravitational force of nearby objects?
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Gravity has a tendency to sneak up on you. Consider the 150 Kg EVA Suited astronaut hanging about the 390 ton space station about 50 meters from the station and lulled by the beautiful starscape ...

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