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Re: starship-design: New Idea from non member

> From: KellySt@aol.com
> [...]
> >There will be similar problem with positioning the starship itself
> >on the straight-line (along the beam) course to the target system - 
> >first you must somehow annihilate its orbiting speed around the Sun
> >(which will be essentially perpendicular to the direction 
> >of the beam...).
> >
> >-- Zenon
> Again.  Compared to the 100,000 kps the ships tring to push itself up to.  
> 30 kps is noise.  The equvelant to a ships manuvers in port to dock.
And probably the only solution would be to use a tug, 
like in seaports...
You cannot make so fine (30km/s) maneouvers
with all that hundreds of kilometers of sail.

-- Zenon