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Re: starship-design: Re: Re: Fwd: Re: starship design
>> You have a lot of numbers, but I don't know where you
>> got them from. How does a 20,000 pound engine with
>> shielding give 600,000 pounds of sustained
>> thrust? Where do you get those weight numbers from?
> Uh, Kelly, an engine can produce more thrust than its weight.
Yeah, but a 30 - 1 thrust to weight ratio is pretty good, and this is a
anti-mater to pion drive. Optimistic.