Re: Sharing Models, was: Intestinal Fortitude

Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 05:23:03 MST

In a message dated 3/22/2001 7:11:02 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< An ion engine that can lift itself in a 1 g field at atmospheric pressure?
 Wow^2. Remind me not to watch the launch in person, this does not
 look survivable in line of sight distance. >>
Plaudits to the engineers, and a fork to the heads, of the taxpayers that
would fund such a project. Although, I am fairly sure it would be safer to
watch, from a sufficient distance then the Project Orion concept of the
1950's, in which fission bomb-lets would launch spacecraft from the earth

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