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Old February 12 2010, 11:47 PM   #52
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Re: What is an "ion pod?"

The only reason I can think that you'd have to jettison something like that is because it endangers the ship in certain situations: like having a lightning-rod on the hull that makes the ship more likely to take a whack in certain circumstances.
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