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Timothy van der Linden wrote:

> I'm not so sure whether the numbers in the table are correct, however the
> table does depict an important characteristics: (Kyle, next time you do
> calculations please include some rough guide of how you got the numbers.)

Didn't do the caluculations, they were from a NASA web page.

> Increasing the Isp to more than 3E5 seconds (exhaust velocities of more
> than 1% of the speed of light) will be necessary before any serious probe
> will be sent.


Kyle R. Mcallister

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