> I feel the same way. I wouldn't mind atall if we built a nice big Orion
> the size of an aircraft carrier out in the Nevada desert, an let it off.
> Talk about a space station. You'd never need to launch an unmanned
> rocket ever again, and what a base to start building your skyhook from.
Someday I would very much like to see this in a good Summer blockbuster.
Ideally in Larry Niven's "Footfall" or perhaps in a remake of "When world's
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