Re: Plane crashes and other accidents

Hara Ra (
Sat, 09 May 1998 23:29:04 -0700

>What is the consensus of underground orbital transports running in evacuated
>tunnels? This would completely eliminate the takeoff and landing hazards as
>we know be an order of magnitude faster than aircraft, not to
>mention cleaner and quieter!
>Chuck Kuecker

As long as 1) suspension system works during accel an decell
2) No extraneous objects in tube.

Given the energies involved, a terrorist need not use a bomb. A
brick would do....

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