[ExI] The L5 Society ( was: EP and Peak oil.)
hkhenson at rogers.com
Fri Apr 11 04:28:01 UTC 2008
At 08:15 PM 4/10/2008, Bryan wrote:
>On Thursday 10 April 2008, hkhenson wrote:
> > You never do. Using rockets, each launch delivers 200 tons of
> > material. It takes 50 flights (at ten a day) to build one power sat.
>Geeze, if only there was, you know, stuff, that we could, like, use,
>that wasn't, like, on the surface of the planet. ;)
How well do I know this. 30 years ago Eric Drexler and I figure out
how to use any sort of moon or asteroid rock for heat transfer fluid
with only a small vibratory ball mill to process it.
We might be able to sell a rocket based power sat project to the
bankers and bureaucrats, but not space based industry. Sorry
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