Project Orion Nuclear Spacecraft?

Discussion in 'Space & Aeronautics' started by Averjoe, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. Averjoe

    Averjoe New Member

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  2. dhanners

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    I don't know of any Orion cardmodel out there. (The link didn't work for me, by the way.) But from other drawings I've seen of various concepts of Orion, I would think it would be easy enough to scratchbuild; it seems like it's just cylinders of various shapes and sizes, with a big plate in the back. Stick some detail on it, and you've got an Orion....
  3. SAustin16

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    Good Evening,

    Jparenti was working on a paper model of Nuclear Orion a year ago. I don't know how much progress he's made. Here's the link:

    http://forum.zealot.com/t142671/
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    Oh, I tried all right. I didn't get too far, though. My skills with design programs are not too advanced, however, so I had to abandon it. I'm still interested in having the model, though, so it may come to fruition eventually. A lot of it is cylinders, but some of the strangly shaped cone parts gave me fits.
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