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Re: Orbit B
- To: KellySt@aol.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, David@InterWorld.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Orbit B
- From: T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl (Timothy van der Linden)
- Date: Fri, 08 Mar 1996 18:47:28 +0100
>one of the nice things about this system is that the reflector can be
>accelerated at just about any rate, (within reason) as it is un-manned.
>given that we won't need large RM tanks, or a Kilometer long ion engine,
>I think the entire weight of the Asimov can be drastically reduced to
>crew support sections only. While in-system, the Asimov uses a
>visible-light solar sail to move around. This system still requires a
>construction project to build the return masers.
>Comments? Suggestions? Flames? ;)
Great, now we only need a way to accelerate that asteroid you are talking about.
- Re: Orbit B
- From: Kevin C Houston <firstname.lastname@example.org>