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Re: New idea Laser launcher/scoop systems

>>Kelly, how did you calculate these numbers?
>found the equation.
>A.1 The rocket equation
>The "rocket equation" tells you that
>the ratio of rocket mass when full of fuel to rocket mass after
>burning the fuel is:
>          m(i) / m(f) = exp ( dV / v(e) )

Yups, I already found it when you pointed out where I could find it.