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2061: Odyssey Three Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8, Starfleet Summary

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Chapter 8, Starfleet Summary

Now interested in Space, Sir Lawrence Tsung founds the Tsung Astrofreight corporation. An efficient way of space flight is developed that uses muon-catalyzed fusion. The primary fuel for this type of propulsion is ordinary water, usually distilled to avoid secondary reactions. The exhaust of such an engine is normally invisible.

The Moon contains vast reservoirs of water in the form of underground ice. Spaceships regularly refuel on the Moon, an easy space body to navigate due to its low gravity and lack of atmosphere. Sir Lawrence's corporation develops the Moon to be a fueling port for the spaceships of the corporation, Cosmos, Galaxy and Universe. Only Universe is designed for passengers, and Dr. Floyd will take this ship to Haley's comet.

Chapter 8, Starfleet Analysis

The true Space Age begins, when humans start commerce among the planets of the Solar System. Such an undertaking is not...

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