[ExI] big dumb booster question
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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