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#Actualsevenfold1

Posted 14 August 2013 - 12:46 PM

I need someone to explain the technology of the Elysium space station.   For example, in the movie, they have an open atmosphere, so ships can fly right into it.  Wouldn't the the vacuum of space would suck it right up?   Sure, Earth has an open atmosphere, but, it's held in place by the forces of gravity, gases, and a magnetic field.  How would you simulate an open atmosphere on a small scale?

 

Also, at the end of the movie:

Spoiler


#2sevenfold1

Posted 14 August 2013 - 12:46 PM

I need someone to explain the technology of the Elysium space station.   For example, in the movie, they have an open atmosphere, so ships can fly right into it.  Wouldn't the the vacuum of space would suck it right up?   Sure, Earth has an open atmosphere, but, it's held in place by the forces of gravity, gases, and a magnetic field.  How would you simulate an open atmosphere on a small scale?

Also, at the end of the movie:

Spoiler


#1sevenfold1

Posted 14 August 2013 - 12:45 PM

I need someone to explain the technology of the Elysium space station.   For example, in the movie, they have an open atmosphere, so ships can fly right into it.  Wouldn't the the vacuum of space would suck it right up?   Sure, Earth has an open atmosphere, but, it's held in place by the forces of gravity, gases, and a magnetic field.  How would you simulate an open atmosphere on a small scale?

Also, at the end of the movie:
<spoiler>
When the station reboots, everything is shut down.  So if the atmosphere was held in place by machines, wouldn't the atmosphere evaporate, killing everyone?
</spoiler>


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