RE: [gundam] Best battleship at its time?


Roderick Su (rsu@tigana.com)
Mon, 5 Apr 1999 10:23:32 -0700


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Prabal Nandy [mailto:nandy@U.Arizona.EDU]
> They also had a heavy-launch facility of some kind which
> leads one to
> wonder: What the HELL was that base FOR in the first place? An obvious
> answer would be "To launch payloads into polar LEO", though,
> with fusion
> power in the UC era, this is rather unecessary. Could this be
> one of those
> mythical bases where our huddled masses yearning to be free
> were launched
> into space? Could this base be a relic of an earlier era, put
> temporarily
> back into service during the war? Or could there have been some other
> serious stuff going on there that we never hear about?

North Pole would be a pretty bad place to launch space vehicle. For
economical reason of fuel, launch from the equator are much much cheaper due
to the slightly lower gravity pull.
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