[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Satire
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Wed Nov 30 05:44:48 PST 2011
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 08:20:11PM +1100, Tony Langdon wrote:
> At 11:57 AM 11/30/2011, Lowell White wrote:
> >Please enlighten me if indeed there might be a way to get something up
> >(and to
> >stay up) more economically.
> Well, a bit of physics here. To get from the Earth's surface to LEO
> requires 10 km/S of delta-V. Even if you could get a payload to
It is an old old idea .
for one link http://www.astronautix.com/lvs/rockoon.htm
I see WB8ELK has been doing it too
Still, getting the right ratio of balloon/rocket is a problem.
Getting the delta V into LEO is still going to be very hard.
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