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Re: Another new? idea
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- Subject: Re: Another new? idea
- From: KellySt@aol.com
- Date: Sat, 9 Mar 1996 00:57:57 -0500
> >>>I was woundering if we could focus the beam on a reaction mass for some
> >>>kind of plasm brake or something. But can't remember the equations that
> >>>were geting thrown about.
> >> I didn't understand what you want to have, could you restate it?
> >Powe in watts to thrust equation if you have it.
> You mean E=0.5 M v^2 and Power=E/t ?
No I was woundering about the amount of wattage to the amount of momentum, or
wattage to specific impulse in a reaction mass. I'm woundering about using
the beam to run a microwave powered rocket, rather than a sail.