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New Scientist Article on Solar Sails by JimM
(Gordon D. Pusch) wrote in message ... (JimM) writes (in response to...
July 13th 03 11:16 PM
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Had earth have been denser planet than it is... by Henry Spencer
In article , Christopher wrote: (The archetypal example of big rocket with tiny payload because...
July 13th 03 10:11 PM
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1 Lensjet by johnhare
An acceleration jet needs more low velocity thrust to be useful in the boost role than on the high end where the high altitude rocket engines can be expected...
July 13th 03 07:47 PM
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sci.space.tech and sci.space.science Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by s.s.t moderator
This is the weekly Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) posting for sci.space.tech and sci.space.science . It is crossposted into sci.space.policy to explain...
July 13th 03 12:03 PM
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'In orbit' inspection craft.. by [email protected]
"Andrew Thompson" wrote: After reading some of the recent discussions re the shuttle loss I began to wonder at the practicality...
July 12th 03 05:19 PM
by Ian Stirling Go to last post
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Manned mission to Jupiter? by Christopher
On 08 Jul 2003 16:22:04 GMT, (TKalbfus) wrote: How about burrowing into a captures asteroid or comet, the low point of whose orbit comes...
July 12th 03 04:47 PM
by Karl Hallowell Go to last post
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Lens Turbojet for Acceleration by johnhare
Turbojets historically have been constantly improved in the direction of improved specific fuel consumption (SFC vs Isp for rockets). Thrust to weight has been...
July 12th 03 10:08 AM
by James Wentworth Go to last post
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Nuclear rocket engine 11B91-IR-100 from Russia by Dr.Ph. Ponomarenko A.V.
The book J.G.Demjanko, A.S.Koroteyev's , etc. " Nuclear Rocket Engines ", 2001 is published in Russia.. This book is interesting that it data...
July 12th 03 09:45 AM
by Dr.Ph. Ponomarenko A.V. Go to last post
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V2 used film cooling by Vincent Cate
I am reading "Rockets, Missiles, and Men in Space" by Willy Ley, and was amazed to read that the V2 used "film cooling" or "transpiration". It had 4 rows of...
July 11th 03 09:48 PM
by Vincent Cate Go to last post
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Columbia Wing Breach by Roger Stokes
Here's a thought for future space shuttle launches...Spray the leading edges of the wings with the same foam as the tank. During launch, it would...
July 11th 03 12:11 PM
by Joann Evans Go to last post
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Rocket Science Equation Problems by rlv_maker
Hi i am a 'newbee' at rocket science but i have begun to make plans for a rlv rocket, intended for people travel to space. But i have a problem calculating...
July 11th 03 03:05 AM
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could we shine a laser on this new solar system and detect somethingin 180 years? by [email protected]
Tony Rusi wrote: http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_medical/story.jsp?story=421468 Not practically. It's is only just possible to detect a laser...
July 10th 03 04:54 PM
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UK members: When is re-schedule of BBC's OU programme on Beagle 2? by Z
Anyone know when the BBC will re-broadcast it's Learning Zone programme about Beagle 2. I saw most of it the first time round but didn't record the...
July 9th 03 07:18 PM
by Z Go to last post
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Accelerator Turbojet for SSTO by johnhare
"John Schilling" wrote in message ... "johnhare" writes: Having...
July 9th 03 10:15 AM
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Could Columbia have been Saved? by Charles Buckley
Abrigon Gusiq wrote: What is the procedure and protocols for when the Shuttle is known to have taken some damage? Depends very much on the circumstances....
July 6th 03 12:06 PM
by Charles Buckley Go to last post
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sci.space.tech and sci.space.science Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by s.s.t moderator
This is the weekly Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) posting for sci.space.tech and sci.space.science . It is crossposted into sci.space.policy to explain...
July 6th 03 12:03 PM
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Could Columbia have been Saved? by Bryan Ashcraft
"Abrigon Gusiq" wrote in message ... If ISS had been available as a space dock, so that the damage could...
July 5th 03 08:23 PM
by Bryan Ashcraft Go to last post
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Gas Giant WI 1: Lucifer by Charles Talleyrand
"James Nicoll" wrote in message ... No. For one thing, there's a real problem coming up with a gas ...
July 2nd 03 09:53 PM
by James Nicoll Go to last post
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Space Dock - ISS by Chris Bennetts
"Bruce Sterling Woodcock" wrote in message ... "Abrigon Gusiq"...
July 2nd 03 02:07 AM
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