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Old 10-06-2019, 01:08 PM   #6
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Default Re: [Spaceships] How should a large station... duck?

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Originally Posted by Daigoro View Post
Can you give it a heavy counterweight that it releases? Or have it break into two or more pieces? That should give it a quick jump out of the way, but it's one-use only, and it would take some time and effort to reset.
That was my thought. Use a spin tether and have the station either be in two halves or have a large counterweight. If it needs to move quickly you simply disconnect the tether and the two halves go flying off in opposite directions at high velocity.
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