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10th Global Trajectory Optimisation Competition

May 21, 2019, 8 p.m. UTC

June 12, 2019, 8 p.m. UTC

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About launching the Settler Ship

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drayflah

Hi all,

I have a question about the settler ship. As given by the description, three Settler Ships can depart from each settled star.
Can the three settler ships be released at the same time from the star?
Or should there be a time interval between the consecutive releases?

Thanks.

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Anastassios@JPL

Let me jump in since this hasn't been answered yet. The only constraint on launch time from a settled star is that the launch occurs more than 2 Myr after the star is settled. The Settler Ships can all launch at the same time as each other from the settled star.
Cheers,
-anastassios

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