Re: Missile guidance (Was Re. What I've learned from Giren's Greed)


Rodrick Su (rsu@tigana.com)
Tue, 05 Jan 1999 16:14:50 -0800


At 04:05 PM 1/5/99 -0800, you wrote:
>> If we can have student built satellites built from radio-shack
>> technology TODAY (A team of which I am an advisor for) with
>> laser-communications systems onboard communicating with ground
stations,
>> rest assured that in 200 years we should _still_ have the technology
to
>> put it on a missile! (Which I'll bet is NOT 50 kilometers away and
moving
>> at Mach 23+!)
>>
>>
-Probe
>
>Except you still have to take into account, at least in Gundam, other
objects that might
>cause LOS. Debris, Mobile Suits... Also, ships would be taking
evasive
action...
>

But ships will still be moving much slower than a missle projectile with
buildin
self-guidance.

[ Rodrick Su [ ]
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