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Old January 21 2009, 05:37 AM   #8
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Re: Launching the Phoenix

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I imagine that early application of a weak subspace field could isolate the ship's inertial mass to allow a stubby rocket to push too big a ship up to 11.2 km/s/s.
That would also presumably "isolate" the mass of the Titan II booster's onboard fuel and oxidizer, thus reducing the vehicle's thrust. I fail to see the advantage.

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Yes, but when the thruster exhaust exited the inertially damped zone, it would revert to its standard mass and push the craft.
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