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originally posted by: Bhadhidar
If the very structure of your craft makes its neutrally buoyant at an altitude well above 100,000 feet, it wouldn't take much of a "push" from your vehicle's engine(s), whatever they may be, to pop you into low Earth orbit, would it?
And from there, who knows where you could go.
You would have mostly solved the major hurdle of spaceflight: the logistical problems of just reaching orbit economically.
originally posted by: boomer135
originally posted by: stratsys-sws
Similar technology to this might be interesting?
I believe that's the engine that they are using in england to achieve SSTO if I'm not mistaken?
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Arpad
There will however, be some interesting information coming out, we hope, in the not too distant future. I can't say what it's about yet, but I promise it will be interesting.
originally posted by: kingofyo1
a reply to: stratsys-sws
strat, you say photos are online from a jp-7 tanker??? where are said photos! Been google imaging like a ninja but no dice yet.. All ive seen is the CGI versions and it seems no two are the same design :/