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Re: New idea Laser launcher/scoop systems
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- Subject: Re: New idea Laser launcher/scoop systems
- From: T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl (Timothy van der Linden)
- Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 15:11:10 +0100
>>OK, one thing though, wouldn't the aiming of the laser-tugs not be too
>>diffucult? You need to aim with several meter accuracy on an object moving
>>with velocities ranging upto 0.3c
>Do you mean you think it would be difficult, or wouldn't be?
Sorry, I meant that it would be difficult.
>It might be very difficult, but I think the precision is possible. (Not
>that I have any experence to back that up.) At least the angle would be
Yes, that shallow angle makes it easier. But why not use one single laser?
That lases could be just near the launch-site, just like when used in any of
the Asimov designs.