Re: SPACE: Roton in New Scientist

Michelle Jones (
Fri, 14 Aug 1998 22:21:34 -0700

oops sorry... {8-] i think i see now why so many quotes get misattributed: when i hit reply on my email, it inserts the words "michael m. butler wrote:" or whoever it was that sent the message. i never noticed that before. im a rocket scientist, not a computer scientist... {8^D heck i cant even figure out what this shift key does. i hit it repeatedly and nothing happens, and whats worse, i have yet to locate the "any" key that so many programs urge me to hit... spike

Michael M. Butler wrote:

> Spike: that was actually Phil Witham paraphrasing/agreeing with Bob Truax,
> not Yours Truly. :)
> At 22:58 8/13/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >Michael M. Butler wrote:
> >
> >> >... To get into orbit cheaply, you need to build your rockets Big and
> Dumb...
> >
> >yup. looks like there are three showstoppers for well funded amateur