[ExI] Energy crisis solution
lcorbin at rawbw.com
Mon Jun 23 03:07:37 UTC 2008
> In the course of working on another problem, I examined the payback
> time of solar power satellites lifted into space by rockets. To my
> surprise, the energy payback time was only 40 days....
> the cost of payload to GEO into a range corresponding to dollar a
> gallon gasoline.
> I gave a talk on this concept at the International Space Development
> Conference and a few days later to some Lockheed planners. It need
> to be verified by other engineers but looks like a way out of the
> world wide energy crisis....
Well, congratulations on getting them to listen! It's at points like this
where doers become distinguished from (mere) thinkers.
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