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Forum: History October 28th 07, 05:50 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 28, 3:40 am, Dr J R Stockton wrote:
In rec.arts.sf.science message
legroups.com, Fri, 26 Oct 2007 00:35:25, Michael...
Forum: History October 26th 07, 04:02 PM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 26, 8:22 pm, Monte Davis wrote:

When people talk about "dicking around in LEO," the implication is
"...instead of doing all those exciting and profitable things...
Forum: History October 26th 07, 08:35 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 26, 3:44 am, "Mike Combs"
wrote:

I'd say a rotating station orbiting an asteroid would have extremely easy
access to the asteroid. One imagines an...
Forum: History October 25th 07, 11:56 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 25, 9:54 am, John Schilling wrote:

Water, you can get, though only bound up in a mass of carbonaceous
non-volatiles that bears a strong resemblence to coal. And...
Forum: History October 25th 07, 04:48 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 25, 8:10 am, Hop David wrote:
Quadibloc wrote:
On Oct 23, 12:02 pm, "Mike Combs"
wrote:

There seems to be an...
Forum: Policy October 24th 07, 01:43 PM Posted to sci.space.history,sci.space.policy
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By Michael Turner
RIP, Bob Bussard

On Oct 18, 12:03 am, Al wrote:
On Oct 17, 9:32 am, Pat Flannery wrote:

Al wrote:
Can't let this thread pass without mention that Bussard was, at...
Forum: History October 24th 07, 01:43 PM Posted to sci.space.history,sci.space.policy
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By Michael Turner
RIP, Bob Bussard

On Oct 18, 12:03 am, Al wrote:
On Oct 17, 9:32 am, Pat Flannery wrote:

Al wrote:
Can't let this thread pass without mention that Bussard was, at...
Forum: History October 24th 07, 09:55 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 24, 2:41 pm, Troy wrote:
Re-entry systems are a real problem to design. Both Apollo and the
Shuttle's re-entry systems were incorrectly modeled (which has
...
Forum: History October 24th 07, 08:41 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 24, 1:06 pm, Pat Flannery wrote:
Michael Turner wrote:
That's a reasonable objection. At best, you can overcome it by
assuming (he waves his hands here) the...
Forum: History October 24th 07, 03:38 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 24, 12:26 am, Hop David wrote:

Asteroid mined metal would come from a metallic asteroid which is
unlikely to have volatiles.

That's a reasonable objection. At best,...
Forum: History October 23rd 07, 10:34 AM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 21, 1:12 am, Hop David wrote:
Mike Combs wrote:
"Troy" wrote in message
...

...
Forum: History October 8th 07, 05:40 PM Posted to rec.arts.sf.science,sci.space.history
Replies: 567
Views: 8,340
Posted By Michael Turner
Questions about "The High Frontier"

On Oct 8, 3:48 am, Johnny1a wrote:
On Oct 4, 5:26 am, Pat Flannery wrote:

The time frame of where the idea comes from is interesting; after...
Forum: History May 24th 07, 10:45 AM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By Michael Turner
Russian space program -- book chapter conclusions

On May 23, 8:16 am, Monte Davis wrote:
"R.Glueck" wrote:
...there appears to be an even wider technology gap between the Russian
engineers and...
Forum: History May 23rd 07, 03:35 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By Michael Turner
Russian space program -- book chapter conclusions

On May 22, 3:58 pm, "R.Glueck" wrote:
What strikes me is Russians total reliance on the Soyuz technology of the
1960's. Here is a heavy "capsule" style space craft which has a...
Forum: Policy May 23rd 07, 03:35 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Michael Turner
Russian space program -- book chapter conclusions

On May 22, 3:58 pm, "R.Glueck" wrote:
What strikes me is Russians total reliance on the Soyuz technology of the
1960's. Here is a heavy "capsule" style space craft which has a...
Forum: Policy May 23rd 07, 03:31 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By Michael Turner
Russian space program -- book chapter conclusions

On May 22, 3:58 pm, "R.Glueck" wrote:
What strikes me is Russians total reliance on the Soyuz technology of the
1960's. Here is a heavy "capsule" style space craft which has a...
Forum: History May 23rd 07, 03:31 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Michael Turner
Russian space program -- book chapter conclusions

On May 22, 3:58 pm, "R.Glueck" wrote:
What strikes me is Russians total reliance on the Soyuz technology of the
1960's. Here is a heavy "capsule" style space craft which has a...
Forum: History May 23rd 07, 02:53 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Michael Turner
From Rice University - Baker Institute

On May 22, 9:29 am, (Rand Simberg)
wrote:
On Tue, 22 May 2007 11:06:33 -0500, in a place far, far away, "Jim
Oberg" made the phosphor on my...
Forum: Policy May 23rd 07, 02:53 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Michael Turner
From Rice University - Baker Institute

On May 22, 9:29 am, (Rand Simberg)
wrote:
On Tue, 22 May 2007 11:06:33 -0500, in a place far, far away, "Jim
Oberg" made the phosphor on my...
Forum: History May 14th 07, 04:28 PM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Michael Turner
Yet more space history reprints...

On May 13, 7:41 am, Ron Miller wrote:
Among the recent additions to the Black Cat Press Conquest of Space
series (http://www.black-cat-press.com) is E.F. Northrup's...
Forum: History May 7th 07, 02:17 PM Posted to sci.space.history,sci.space.policy
Replies: 79
Views: 1,334
Posted By Michael Turner
...IT'S ALIVE....PENTAGON to Study Space Solar Power Program.

On May 6, 9:42 am, Fred J. McCall wrote:
(Henry Spencer) wrote:
:The central difficulty with powersats is not that they are obviously
:uneconomical,...
Forum: Policy May 7th 07, 02:17 PM Posted to sci.space.history,sci.space.policy
Replies: 80
Views: 1,304
Posted By Michael Turner
...IT'S ALIVE....PENTAGON to Study Space Solar Power Program.

On May 6, 9:42 am, Fred J. McCall wrote:
(Henry Spencer) wrote:
:The central difficulty with powersats is not that they are obviously
:uneconomical,...
Forum: Space Station May 6th 07, 02:05 PM Posted to sci.space.station,sci.space.history
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Michael Turner
Need personal accounts of Soyuz entry experiences

On May 5, 2:32 pm, "Alfred S. Dert" wrote:
robert casey schrieb:

Jim Oberg wrote:

Need personal accounts of Soyuz entry experiences

Does anybody have any good...
Forum: History May 6th 07, 02:05 PM Posted to sci.space.station,sci.space.history
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Michael Turner
Need personal accounts of Soyuz entry experiences

On May 5, 2:32 pm, "Alfred S. Dert" wrote:
robert casey schrieb:

Jim Oberg wrote:

Need personal accounts of Soyuz entry experiences

Does anybody have any good...
Forum: History May 6th 07, 01:59 PM Posted to sci.space.history,sci.space.policy
Replies: 79
Views: 1,334
Posted By Michael Turner
...IT'S ALIVE....PENTAGON to Study Space Solar Power Program.

On May 5, 8:45 pm, Geoffrey wrote:
On May 5, 9:43 am, Monte Davis wrote:

(Henry Spencer) wrote:
The central...
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