big revival here, never got round to posting my limpet miner ship until SWS began working on the same thing, so i thought i might as well gte there first...
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After seeing the recent work of STARSTRUCK i was inspired to make something more functional than a lump of metal that blows up other lumps of metal...
The Geotech project was first initiated under IFC funding in the year 2167. Taking its roots from the Terran mining and oil industries, the programme began developing technologies for sustainable off-world mining projects on environments such as asteroids and satellites. The project has developed side by side with the military advances of the IFC Weapons Research Division and has created many technologies that are useful in all forms of space faring. The Geotech projects especially have been vital (and continue to be) for colonisation of new planets, and the resources provided have also powered the industrial might of the IFC to its current levels. Virtually an independent company within the IFC organisation, Geotech has been able to grow rapidly and competitively, and if not for IFC regulations would have greatly undermined (excuse the pun) the older extraction industries on Earth and Mars.
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