At 07:58 PM 3/5/99 -0600, David Blenkinsop <email@example.com> wrote:
>Well, it may not be so easy
No, not if you insist on blowing yourself into space on a swiftly depleted column of hot gas. How about my favourite gadget, a Hyde Space Fountain? Keep your power plant decently on the ground, and run up the virtual ladder on electromagnetism. Room-temp superconductors would surely help.