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Old September 15th, 2007, 07:55 PM
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Default Solid or Metastable Metallic Hydrogen as fuel

I was reading an article on Jupiter and they were talking about Solid Hydrogen Ice and Metallic Hydrogen. I got to thinking, with the gravitics and materials technology of the Imperium why not use Solid Hydrogen or Metallic Hydrogen for Starships instead of LHyd. Fuel Tankage would be smaller and more room would be available for drives, cargo, weapons etc.

Here are a couple of links to what I'm talking about.
Kinght of the Iridium Throne - Core 3103 Garen B439568E
Knight of llelish-llelish 2336 Arni B73A78A
Baron Dinomn-Spinward Marches 1912 Dinomn B6746329
Maquis Mater - Daibei 1819 E7663008
SEH Battle of Louzy 4518th Lift Infantry Regiment
TAS Member - Solomani Rim 0809 Azun B576ABCB

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