[ExI] big dumb booster question

Adrian Tymes wingcat at pacbell.net
Mon Apr 26 23:41:31 UTC 2010

--- On Mon, 4/26/10, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> Back in
> 1994, I worked in a group that was doing exactly that:
> trying to find uses
> for retired military re-entry bodies.  Now it is back
> to the future.  They
> are using them as kinetic energy weapons, which is the only
> feasible use we
> could find for them 16 yrs ago.
> Have you any ideas?  Present them to DARPA forthwith,
> me lad!

How well, and how long, would they last on Venus?

What about sundiving - let a probe send back telemetry as
long as possible?

Do they stand up to volcanoes well?

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