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Old 12-22-2019, 02:47 AM   #7998 (permalink)
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...a space station is by having one centralized compact living quarter and a really long cable with a heavy counterweight on the end, rotating around the station.
Assuming a rigid cable connection, the station would spin. You be weightless but dizzy.

However if the station and counterweight rotate around a common barycenter; the station and counterweight could be equal in mass , or not.
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