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Re: starship-design: Deceleration scheme

Steve wrote:

>>I'd which you'd just tell me that I'm wrong or right.
>I've been meaning to get back to you on this.  I think you and Ken have
>finally gotten me to see what you were talking about, and at least
>intuitively I'm willing to accept that yes, you can minimize total
>energy expenditure if you have a fuel with a low mass-energy conversion
>ratio by using lower exhaust velocities and more reaction mass.

Hurrah! :)
(Sorry, I was getting desperate in finding a clearer way to explain it.)