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Comments Off on 2018/1/28 – Mike Gamble – A Real Boeing Space Drive: “Look Ma — finally … no more rockets!”

Imagine you walk out to your driveway (or parking lot …) one evening, get into your car–   And lift off … for a dinner on the Moon!   Impossible, you say?   NOT if your “car” is actually a space vehicle/aircraft as well … capable of being sealed (like any private jet) with its own internal atmosphere, and DOESN’T depend on rockets (or vast amounts of rocket fuel!) to leave the Earth … and return ….   THAT’S our show tonight.   A remarkable exploration of the Boeing Company’s (yes, the folks who make BIG airplanes for a living …) years-long secret Project … to develop a working alternative to “rockets”   A genuine “inertial space drive.”   Which — without rockets (and their greedy guzzling of thousands of tons of fuel per launch) — could one day (and, in the not-too-distant-future!)–   Take ANYONE who wants to “have dinner under Earthrise”–   To the Moon!   […]