Re: SPACE: How hard IS it to get off Earth?

Spike Jones (
Wed, 10 Nov 1999 22:08:14 -0800

Greg this is an enoooormously complicated question. Let me ponder it and reply tomorrow. Right now Creation of the Universe is on PBS, one of my all time faves ever to appear on the TV screen. {8^D spike wrote:

> Here's a question for our aerospace professionals (and space groupies like
> me): How quickly after the development of a general purpose programmable
> assembler could a completely "de novo space program" be developed, and how
> many (or rather, how few) people with what expertise would be necessary to do
> it?...