Lim Jyue (lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg)
Tue, 26 Oct 1999 14:24:15 +0800


At 08:41 10/25/1999 -0700, you wrote:
> That's the kicker. In space, you can't dump heat by pumping air or
>water through a radiator - you can only cool off through heat radiation,
>which makes overheating a _much_ bigger problem in space than on Earth.

        Hmm. Just how much of a suit will be used in radiating the heat off?
Everything? Or just specific parts?

        My guess is everything is radiating heat to a certain extent. But
that will mean MSes have large IR prints?

>Ground-specific mobile suits like the Gouf benefit greatly from using air
>cooling rather than bulky space-type cooling systems, and amphibious
>mobile suits are able to carry huge reactors and thus power built-in beam
>weapons mostly because of the ready availability of water for cooling
>purposes.

        Yeah, good point.

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