Special shoes to allow walking in and around a metal ship with no artificial gravity. (Read
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|"Yeah, I was just reading an SF novel that made heavy use of these, and a thought kept occurring to me: Aren't spacecraft built with the lightest metals available? Aluminum & titanium, etc. are non-ferrous."|
(Chris Johnston 8/18/2007 9:59:06 AM )
|"Winchell Chung makes the same point on his site (reference on full article page). Velcro grip shoes take care of that problem - but who wants to cover their cool space ship with wool?"|
(Bill Christensen 8/18/2007 2:06:48 PM )
( 1/23/2010 7:59:01 PM )
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