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Re: starship-design: Pellet track

In a message dated 8/9/97 10:47:53 AM, kuo@bit.csc.lsu.edu (Isaac Kuo) wrote:

>One thing that a lot of people seem to ignore when discussing traditional
>fusion rockets is that any fusion rocket with very high Isp will be
>_very_ low thrust, because of power requirements.

Actually the Bussard Votage compression system I went into seems likely to
give 10 to 1 thrust to weigh ratios.  Maybe even a couple times that.  With
Isp in the 1-2 million range.