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Took a long break from working on 3D art due to immigrating back to the United States form Mexico because the aerospace project I was volunteering at in Mexico failed and had to move on. After several months of Door Dashing, finally landed a good paying stable job and can finally relax on my days off, getting back to developing my 3D art skills.
This time, as an exercise, I decided to start designing what I think NASA refers to as a "cycler ship". Basically, it's a space ship that serves as a mobile space station that cycles back and forth from Earth to Mars. It's designed to be built in space and stay in space, while other ships, such as the SpaceX Starship, would be going back and forth from the cycler ship to the surface of a planet.
So far, I have been making it a modular design (inspired by how the International Space Station is built). One module is a Yamato inspired SpaceX Starship hangar module. The next module has a 250 meter (it's 250 meters on the inside of the circumference) centrifugal artificial gravity habitat ring. Behind it is a counter rotating ring module in which a ring rotates the opposite direction of the habitat module to prevent the entire ship from rotating.
Behind the counter rotating ring module is a third module that I will be sort of a power source module. I'll be building/attaching large solar panels to that. I have two other modules to build on the front and back that would serve as "propulsion modules". I plan on having rocket engines on the front and back of the ship so that it doesn't have to "flip and burn" in order to slow down like the SpaceX Starship would have to do. It would also contain the bulk of maneuvering thrusters.
I'm considering having a couple additional modules that would serve as (rocket fuel storage) so that the cycler ship can kind of serve as a "gas station in space".
This is what I got so far.