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Re: Space Navy ideas from '50's
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- Subject: Re: Space Navy ideas from '50's
- From: T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl (Timothy van der Linden)
- Date: Sat, 13 Apr 1996 01:19:56 +0100
>Huge enough for our uses would probably nnot be nessisary for them, and
>certainly they wouldn't loan one to us for a decade or two. ;)
>Oh, how much problem is it to get multiple lasers masers phase locked so
>they will work in parralel. I.E. 10 million little lasers in a grid.
Building them up would be the smallest problem.
Feeding them requires an extensive power array. (1E18 Watt in 100 square miles)
But the biggest problem will be directing and aligning them. (1E-10 arcseconds?)