How do you build a spaceship?


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  1. Eu não sou cientista e nem tenho ferramentas para tal …mas imagino uma nave a viajar entre galáxias e outros destinos!! Penso em Júlio Verne e as 1000 mil léguas a velocidade da luz no Cosmos e como será enfrentar vida alienígena?? Quando a nave espacial sair fora da órbita terrestre o homem conquistou o espaço?!! ?

  2. There is nothing exciting happening in European rocketry. Starship, New Glenn, Falcon Heavy, Vulcan and even the Turkey known as SLS are way more intriguing. I guess you guys have Ariane 6 though lol.

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