The Big Mac was copied from the Big Boy hamburger, introduced in California in 1937 and made famous by the West Virginia-based Shoney’s and Ohio-based Frisch’s restaurant chains in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read more
God no, I completely agree with you about NERVA style rockets. It’s just a two year mission is going to cook people.
The new NASA nuclear thermal rocket will make it possible. All I was arguing was that the Muskavators weren’t going to do it. 45 days out and back, without a stupidly long surface stay is the way to do… Read more
The ISS in within the Earth’s magnetosphere. Interplanetary space isn’t. They will be expose to not just the sun’s radiation but cosmic rays as well.
Since when has this been debunked? I’ve never seen anything to that effect.
Interplanetary space is a radiation hazard zone. Belts alone aren’t enough to kill you. It’s not debunked... it’s stupid PLANETARY bullshit. Read more
Goat milk. In 1965 I had an allergic reaction to cow’s milk. It’s horrible, but it works.
(Nowadays, at 59, I drink a gallon of cow’s milk a week. Go figure.) Read more
Nothing with a human crew is going to reach any other major celestial body besides the moon on chemical rockets. Hohmann transfer ellipses might as well be called “cancer cruises.” Read more
Is there a video of the guy playing the game? From an outside perspective? How much room do you need? Read more