Wednesday, November 02, 2005

2001 Script, the version with Orion pulse drives

PART III
14 MONTHS LATER

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C1
DISCOVERY 1,000,000
MILES FROM EARTH.
SEE EARTH AND MOON
SMALL.

WE SEE A BLINDING
FLASH EVERY 5
SECONDS FROM ITS
NUCLEAR PULSE
PROPULSION. IT
STRIKES AGAINST
THE SHIP'S THICK
ABLATIVE TAIL
PLATE.

SEVERAL CUTS OF
THIS.

2 Comments:

Blogger Tech Guy said...

Oh, that would have been so cool to see Discovery in the movie with NPR propulsion rather than a bunch of inert chemical nacelles. Now I feel cheated!

2:20 PM  
Blogger Norden said...

The special effect crew wasn't sure how to make it look real, Rhysy's animation looks quite convincing,

http://spacebombardment.blogspot.com/2005/07/quality-animation.html


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With pulse units aboard the tactical options for Hal and the crew would have been much different.

2:36 PM  

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