Re: Cryonics

ChuckKuecker (
Sun, 07 Jun 1998 09:38:18 -0500

At 09:45 PM 6/6/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Alex Future Bokov, <>, writes:
>> Once launch costs go down, we can store the frozen in orbit.
>> Cheaper to keep them cold, no natural disasters, and not in anyone's way.
>In orbit around what? Earth? How would you cool them? Refrigeration
>machinery? Who maintains it and makes sure it doesn't break down?

Once in orbit, you need no refrigeration, just a sun shield. Vacuum is the
ultimate insulator.

I would be more fearful of micrometeorites and space junk in Earth orbit.
How about one of the Lagrange points? Perhaps the storage facility would be
connected with the L5 habitat?

Chuck Kuecker