Paul Fields (
Mon, 27 Sep 1999 16:11:17 EDT

Actually Chris while you're right they could
use water, Mark would slap your hand on this
one... they use Helium 3 from Jupiter, hence
the dependence on the Jupiter Energy fleet
for fuel in Gundam... Its a non-volatile gas
and the only known super-fluid, a substance
that is perfectly frictionless in its liquid


>From: "Chris Beilby" <>
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Fuel?
>Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 20:03:03 GMT
>>The reactor isn't going to run out any time
>>soon... The fuel is the stuff that they heat
>>up and spray out the back to create movement.
>>Without fuel, Gundam thrusters are just big
>>heat generators without any medium to move
>>the heat out of the suit.
>Exactly. The proper term isn't actually fuel, but rather 'reaction Mass."
>While the Mobile Suits as seen use some sort of combustible oxidizing
>reaction mass, it is entirely conceviable that they could even use water...
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