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Re: Re: starship-design: Planetary Landing

In a message dated 6/4/98 9:42:41 PM, guderiak@hotmail.com wrote:

>Would'nt a large fusion powered starship, when landing on or starting 
>from a planet's surface, devastate a large area around it, comparable to 
>a nuclear bomb???

Well the surface would get a bit molten, and a big ship might kinda blast
debre for a few miles, and their is the sound levels shattering rock in the
local area, but its not entirely bomb like.  ;)