Project Orion

From: stencil (
Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 11:57:33 MDT

On Thu, 15 Jun 2000 17:28:01 EDT wrote:

>Not to change the subject, but I believe that the technology was also
>developed by Defense Department scientist, Ted Taylor, as a component for
>Freeman Dyson's Orion Spacecraft, affectionately known as Bang Bang. Orion
>would've produced a lot of nuclear 'fallout' as it passed through the
>atmosphere on its way to the moon. Nuclear Concussions against a pusher plate
>seem fairly wasteful, but fast. It may somehow be used someday in solar
>system travel-but not to orbit!

True transcendance awaits those who successfully can sync
the old Ormandy/Philadelphia version of Saint-Saens's
Third Symphony with the final pages of _Footfall_, so that
Biggsie pulls the lanyard on the organ just as Tacoma is
puddled: gavahhmm! Gottaluvvit.

stencil sends

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