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Re: starship-design: RE: Bugs again

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu
> [mailto:owner-starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu]On Behalf Of Steve
> VanDevender
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 11:03 PM
> To: starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu
> Subject: Re: RE: Re: Re: starship-design: RE: Bugs again

> Mostly this reminds me why we are not allowing FTL -- there are
> no theories of FTL that are even close to being experimentally
> demonstrated, so how are we supposed to design an FTL spacecraft
> around completely unknown properties?  We could argue about FTL
> for a long time, but that's not going to get us anywhere.

True. So lets get back to talking about the best engine we know how to make.
Or drop the engines entirely.