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Re: Space sim in the works

>  [Mon, 22 Dec 2003 17:51:10 +0100] Message from Francesco Orsenigo:
>  > BTW, if you plan to go very fast, you'll need enormous accelerations,
>  > that would splash a pilot on the seat and the craft on itself.
>  Only if you need to go from slow to fast quickly,
Or if you plan to invert your momentum quickly, that's twice the acceleration.
Or if you plan to reach an overlight speed before a month or two (no 
That's "quickly"?
Ok, that's from _very_  slow to _very_ fast...
Well, i assumed interstellar travel capabilities.

BTW, if you want to manoveur (change your momentum) in the open space, or in 
any other very low-density space, you need propellant, lot of propellant, and 
you need to shoot it out *fast*.
In a small space fighter (i'm thinking to X-wing) this may be a problem.
If you are out of it, you are in the hands of your actual speed.

Francesco Orsenigo