Thread: TL9 Spaceships
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Old 08-13-2011, 06:50 AM   #28
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Default Re: TL9 Spaceships

Originally Posted by adimar View Post
I'm not sure any drive would be used. TL9 makes the miracles of a space elevator possible. on a highly developed planet like the earth it would be very practical to transport all goods to one of a couple elevators and than just haul them into space. The use of a reaction drive would probably be limited to highly sensitive military cargos and to the use of off world colonies where it is uneconomical to construct a space elevator.

My 2 cents
Anybody remembers rules for space elevator construction? As in, how much it costs? (To compare with a space launch.)
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