Re: Mars in two weeks?

From: xgl (
Date: Fri Jan 05 2001 - 11:54:46 MST

On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, xgl wrote:

> at 1 g, the velocity gets relativistic pretty fast.

        still stands.

> if my math hasn't failed me, by the time the craft is halfway to mars,
> it'd be doing about 0.4 c -- decelerating at 1 g as well, it will get
> from earth to mars in a little less than 3 days.

        no, no, no, no, no! more like 0.4 *percent* of c. and of course,
initial velocity would not be zero because everything's moving.


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