[ExI] Orion

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue Dec 25 06:40:11 UTC 2007

At 12:34 AM 12/25/2007 -0500, JKC wrote:

>I find I wrote a post on this subject on June 16, 2000:
>I've been reading a little about an incredible idea taken very seriously in
>the late 50's and early 60's but today is almost completely forgotten, it
>was called Project Orion.

It starred in Poul Anderson's 1983 novel ORION SHALL RISE, not to 
mention Niven and Pournelle's FOOTFALL from two years later. Not all 
that forgotten, perhaps; I think they're both still in print, or at 
least fairly available.

Damien Broderick

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