Re: Re:OT [gundam] Civilian Space Travel

Alfred Urrutia (
Fri, 2 Apr 1999 18:43:30 -0800 (PST)

On Apr 2, 4:54pm, Paul Fields wasted bandwidth discussing:
> Subject: Re: Re:OT [gundam] Civilian Space Travel
> Most of the data for the US's early space program was based on
> flight data from Jet Propulsion guys sending up captured V2 rockets.
> They weren't bad for their day, like many Nazi war developments
> they were ahead of thier time, but too late to change the course of
> the war.
> Paul
> >I heard this "Aurora" superduper secret jet that has been alleged to
> >exist, and Tom Clancy confirming, possibley runs on this "pulse"
> >engine. Photos of the ringed smoke trails in aviation magazines and
> >the whole bit.
> >Well, they brought the flying wing back, so why not. But using something
> >the Nazi's used on their rockets? Ick.
> >
> >Mark Kai
> >Get Your Private, Free Email at

Ya, the Germans were nuts when it came to new designs. So what why they
developed them, so long as you can get some good use out of their sweat,
why not? Only a fool would believe we'd be condoning Nazis by using
something one of them came up with (like Hitler and the autobahn and our
freeways). You want to give up jet fighters and submarine missles, too?


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 dicks shooting DNA-resequencing froth across all of Earth from low
 orbit can't be calculated with modern computers. Not yet. Not for about
 forty years."
			   - StJohn, on why Baksinski can't win an Oscar

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