Friday, November 03, 2006

Aldebaran parameters

Pat's ideas

Pulse size:
Pulse Unit mass:
Cruise Duration:

Thursday, November 02, 2006


Re: Sagan , Project A-119 and the related 400 kg Soviet E-4.

The PDF is available at.

PDF TR-59-39
Nuclear detonations in the vicinity of the moon are considered in this report along with scientific information which might be obtained from such explosions. The military aspect is aided by investigation of space envioronment, detection of nuclear
testing, and capability of weapons in space.

A study was conducted of various thories of the moon's structure and origin, and a description of the probable nature of the lunar surface is given. The areas discussed in some detail are optical lunar studies, seismic observations, lunar surface and magnetic fiels, plasma and maganetic field effects, and organic matter on the moon.

Vol 1
Air Force Special Weapons Center
Air Research and Devlopment Command
Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexicon
A Study of Lunar Research Flights
Vol 1
L. Reiffel
Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology
19 June 1959
- Cover -

Monday, October 30, 2006

Casaba Howitzer, definitions

Casaba: A hypervelocity particle NDEW concept developed in the 1960.
Howitzer: An X-Ray laser NDEW concept examined in the 1960's.

See also

"Casaba and "nuclear howitzer" were names for weapon applications."

The plasma howitzer concept

Atomic Mambo