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Re: starship-design: Re: Starship design

Gertchen1@aol.com writes:
 > In a message dated 97-10-01 03:59:57 EDT, KellySt@aol.com writes:
 > << > We did actually consider something like your design called M.A.R.S.
 >  > > (Microwave Augmented Rocket System).  In M.A.R.S. a microwave sail was
 >  used, >>
 > Was this M.A.R.S an anime called the EYES of MARS? I told Kelly that I
 > remembered seeing a sail ship being propelled by a laser beam, but she says
 > she didn't think that was the anime it was from. (she's probably right
 > ^_^;;;)

MARS was some sort of acronym (Mumble Augmented Ram Sail?).  I certainly
don't recall that it was inspired by any sort of anime.