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Re: starship-design: Re: Why go to the stars? - Kyle
Timothy van der Linden wrote:
> Kyle commented:
> >Want to get there quick? Use my engine. T=2(D/a)^.5
> That still means more than 6 years to travel 10 ly. (assuming 1g acceleration)
Actually, its only 3.16 years to travel 10 ly. (The number I gave was
for a round trip.) To Tau Ceti, one-way would be: 3.4496 years, round
trip: 6.8992 years. The time makes more sense at farther distances.
(1000ly 31.6 years to get there).