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  • Subluminal Travel

    bq. "I have sat by night beside a cold lake And touched things smoother than moonlight on still water, But the moon on this cloud sea is not human, And here is no shore, no intimacy, Only the start of space, the road to suns." --- table{width: …

  • Class 1 HERA Engines

    !(media-item-align-right){width:300px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/257804/heraclass1.png?1383621810(Class 1 HERA engines on a capital ship)!Class 1 HERA Engines are high performance engines capable of sustaining a velocity of roughly 0.16c (16% …

  • Class 2 HERA Engines

    !(media-item-align-right){width:300px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/257803/heraclass2.jpg?1383621499(Class 2 HERA Engine)!Class 2 HERA Engines are mid-level performance engines with moderate energy requirements, capable of sustaining fairly high …

  • Class 3 HERA Engines

    !(media-item-align-right){width:300px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/257806/heraclass3.jpg?1383622006(Class 3 HERA engines at low power)!Class 3 HERA Engines are the oldest and most reliable type of HERA engine, with relatively low power …

  • HERA Engines

    !(media-item-align-right){width:300px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/257807/heraclass3_2.jpg?1383622022(Early HERA engine prototype firing at low power)!The broadly termed High-Energy Ram-Augmented (HERA) Engine is a highly-refined, well- …

  • Antimatter Engines

    !(media-item-align-right){width:300px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/257790/antimatter_prototype_2.png?1383620240(Internal schematic of modern antimatter drive)!Beam-core antimatter technology became sufficiently reliable for widespread use at the …

  • Thrusters

    !(media-item-align-right){width:480px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/257795/thrusters.jpg?1383620975(Ship firing thrusters)!Thrusters are a class of propulsion technology encompassing any number of low-power, low-velocity engines based on older …

  • Superluminal Travel

    Superluminal (also known as faster-than-light, or FTL) travel is an expensive and difficult endeavor that requires advanced technology to harness massive energies and manipulate the fabric of spacetime. It is also absolutely vital to human civilization in …