eugen at leitl.org
Thu Jun 7 11:39:12 UTC 2007
On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 02:42:57PM +0930, Emlyn wrote:
> Worst... rollercoaster... ever...
> (or is that best?)
> On 07/06/07, Jeff Davis <jrd1415 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What's going on here? Is this too weird? Is this bogus?
> > It's certainly interesting.
> > http://www.slingatron.com/Publications/Linked/The%20Spiral%20Slingatron%20Mass%20Launcher.pdf
What about a simple maglev track up Mount Chimborazo, up to
scramjet ignition regime, and then mostly air-breathing up
to almost Mach 25, topping it off with a bit of rocket burn?
The more Mach you can do with maglev, the less you have to
have onboard as fuel, obviously.
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