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RE: RE: starship-design: Engine Parameters


> Why would you want to boost more then 1g?  It won't get you there
> any sooner,
> you just spend more time at coast and hurt you and the ship more
> during boost.

Why does your car's speedometer read to over 70 mph? You never go that fast
and would just get a ticket if you did.

Because, the optimum cruise speed of the engine is less than the maximum
speed, that why.