A Ramscoop is used to cut back the amount of fuel a ship must carry on long journeys. After conventional fuel has been used to get the ship up to a specified speed, a large funnel shaped structure is deployed in front of the ship. This funnel collects interstellar matter, which in turn is used for fuel. Also called a Ramdrive.

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