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Re: RE: starship-design: Hull Materials

In a message dated 11/9/97 9:02:22 PM, lparker@cacaphony.net wrote:

>> High melting points may indeed be handy if we're going much higher than
>> 0.3c, then the temperatures can be similar to those of the Shuttle's
>> shield
>> when entering orbit.

Does this mean my litium-6 sail and fuel plug will have a heating problem?
 Cruise speed was supposed to be over .4 c.