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Re: How much fuel would it take?
« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2009, 04:09:38 pm »

parts of the galaxy that are also squashed and can only be reached through the slow way?

Bingo. The galaxy would be made of baklava, and hyperspace would allow movement along the sheets. Presumbaly something would break down in the middle.

Also, where does quasi-space come into play?

Considering that there's no simple transformation between quasispace coordinates and hyperspace coordinates, that may be a clue that hyperspace is similarly chaotically related to truespace. That would argue against both of the options I put forward.
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Re: How much fuel would it take?
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2009, 08:17:09 am »

"How much fuel would it take?"

Zero. Just go via TrueSpace.

I'm sure that would take a way larger amount of fuel...or time if you're drifting. Maybe not the same type of fuel though.

Exactly.  In Truespace there is functionally nil friction.  You can reach relativistic velocities with an aerosol can.  Point at the place you want to go, burn thrusters, and wait.  A.  Long.  Bloody.  Time.
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Re: How much fuel would it take?
« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2009, 05:32:42 pm »

You'll run out of reaction mass long before you go relativistic, that way.
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Re: How much fuel would it take?
« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2009, 08:44:50 pm »

You also couldn't escape the solar system, assuming you started in an Earth orbit
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