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Re: Re: RE: Re: starship-design: One way (again...)

In a message dated 12/10/97 7:51:00 PM, kuo@bit.csc.lsu.edu wrote:

>>Right.  In the original concept for this design group, we were assuming
>>some extremely pressing reason-to-go had come up.
>I can't imagine any extremely pressing reason to go which would also
>give enough time to develop interstellar travel capability.

Apollo was "extreamly pressing" but had most of a decade to develop the equip.
Given an extensive space based society with significant automated
constructyion systems.  That could do it.  But its pressing it.