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*To*: Kelly Starks x7066 MS 10-39 <kgstar@most.fw.hac.com>*Subject*: Re: MARS HYBRID DESIGN II (First Draft)*From*: David@interworld.com (David Levine)*Date*: Tue, 05 Mar 1996 12:58:08 -0500*CC*: Brian Mansur <bmansur@oc.edu>, hous0042 <hous0042@maroon.tc.umn.edu>, KellySt <KellySt@aol.com>, lparker <lparker@destin.gulfnet.com>, rddesign <rddesign@wolfenet.com>, Steve VanDevender <stevev@efn.org>, "T.L.G.vanderLinden" <T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl>*Organization*: InterWorld, Really Cool Stuff Division*References*: <v01530507ad6225b0e898@[151.168.146.187]>

Kelly Starks x7066 MS 10-39 wrote: > >David gave me these numbers > >Pluto's mean orbital velocity is 4.74 km/sec. > >Earth's mean orbital velocity is 29.79 km/sec. > > > >Are these right? They seem backwards. > > I'ld agree. It seems odthat you'ld accelerate out from the inner system > to a slower velocity. I suppose you might be losing the dif to potential > energy changes. > > But I suppose it isn't critical for our discusion. Assumeing a beam > diameter 40 times the dimeter of earth. 4.76Km/s will still have you cross > the beam in 31 hours. I wrote a quick small mathematical verification of these numbers. Did anyone get it? David

**References**:**Re: MARS HYBRID DESIGN II (First Draft)***From:*kgstar@most.fw.hac.com (Kelly Starks x7066 MS 10-39)

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