Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
n4gix

Satelites in orbit anyone?

Recommended Posts

Guest Patrick_Waugh

Since we now have a round'ish earth and an altitude ceiling 1/12th the way to the moon, I'm wondering if we could put a satelite in orbit. =)This brings up the question of does the world turn. My guess is no, that we are dealing with a pre-copernician universe. But, it might be interesting to try. Although we might be limited to either geo-syncronous or orbits which lack the Earth's rotation, it might be fun to play with anyway.I propose a space race to see who can orbit the Earth first, since darn it we can't yet go to the moon. =)Thoughts?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can see right through this; You're just looking for a place to park the Enterprise because the airport fees are getting out of hand. Admit it!--Jon

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Patrick_Waugh

Haha. Yeah, there is no space for the larger version next to the full-size shuttle at the space museum. =)Actually, earlier in the day I was thinking of doing an International Space Station, so then the Enterprise would have a place to hang out, haha.But, since then I've hooked up with some people that did work on the trek movies and am going to do a couple of other projects. :)Not to mention that I'm probably going to experiment with some high-res textures on the TOS ship too.What I really need is an air file guy to team up with me, and maybe someone that has a lot of experience with VC's. Modeling the bridge would not be to terrible difficult, but with these other trek projects, I'm not sure what I'll focus on.But hey, might be fun to try a compile where I put the sucker in orbit. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Patrick_Waugh

I think for our space race, we need a Sputnik modeled. =)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

>What I really need is an air file guy to team up with me, and>maybe someone that has a lot of experience with VC's. >Modeling the bridge would not be to terrible difficult, but>with these other trek projects, I'm not sure what I'll focus>on.>I'd like to play with the gauges for the VC. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest evanstl

I think this might be of interest to the Virtual Air Force. If you could open include a window with the Top Down View and take a screen shot you could then simulate a KH-11 intel bird catching intelligence!!SFC EvansBaghdad, Iraq

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Patrick_Waugh

> I think this might be of interest to the Virtual Air Force.>If you could open include a window with the Top Down View and>take a screen shot you could then simulate a KH-11 intel bird>catching intelligence!!>>SFC Evans>Baghdad, IraqAh we can already zoom in. I'm thinking would be cooler to have a space based Compass Hammer, or the *CENSORED*, or even the *CENSORED* which would *CENSORED* enemy stuff.For intell a few UAV's might be cool. Especially the one with the hellfires. =)Wouldn't that be cool!Patrick

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest FelixFFDS

PAtrick, why the International Space Staion? WHy not the Space Dock from Star Trek? HEck, go for broke.... the BattleStar from Star Wars!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Patrick_Waugh

>PAtrick, why the International Space Staion? WHy not the>Space Dock from Star Trek? HEck, go for broke.... the>BattleStar from Star Wars!Hmmmm....Not enough pics of the space dock to do it, if you mean the dry dock, and the "Battlestar" is from Galatica!I do have a 1/2 finished Star Destroyer somewhere, haha.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He meant, of course, the "Deathstar."There are a lot of pics of Deep Space 9, that would be cool! ;)Well, that and the Defiant, of course...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...