Re: SPACE: Cycler orbits

From: Mark Walker (
Date: Wed Feb 20 2002 - 05:38:11 MST

Louis Newstrom wrote:

> A similar but different scenario is to use an asteroid. Instead of
> "landing" on the asteroid, you just get in the way and "crash" on the
> asteroid. In this way, you don't have to expend the energy to match
> (You just have to have enough padding to survive the crash.)

How about a grapple and one hell-of-a bungee cord?

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