Cheap Space travel. Calculation to prove the economics of the space rail launch
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Asked by: allworldskates-ga
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28 Nov 2005 09:24 PST
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Question ID: 598551
I would like a precise calculation of the economics of the rail launch. Precisely how much payload and fuel will be saved if we launch the shuttles from a monorail launch system that launches off the Rocky Mountains? Assume the rail will launch the shuttle from about 700 MPH or more. What are the cost savings and will we be able to launch multiple ships within seconds of eachother? What is the payload increase and what is the fuel savings? The technology is the Colorado Monorail Initiative. Does this concept bring our space program into the Star Trek Level? Does it blow NASA away?
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Re: Cheap Space travel. Calculation to prove the economics of the space rail lau
From: sublime1-ga on 28 Nov 2005 11:11 PST
This appears to be a duplicate question: http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=598554
Re: Cheap Space travel. Calculation to prove the economics of the space rail launch
From: allworldskates-ga on 28 Nov 2005 11:26 PST
close but in a different forum. Who will have the best answers?
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