Conventional Space Weapons
New website design by webmaster Matthew Lam (which took up most of this week's website update) SPACE WAR: CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS added to Nuclear Shaped Charges a long quote from The Effects of Nuclear Test-ban Regimes on Third-generation-weapon Innovation http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacegunconvent.php#id--Nukes_In_Space--Nuclear_Shaped_Charges Space War: Detection added pity quote from RocketCat http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacewardetect.php#id--Introduction added new section Detection Range http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacewardetect.php#id--Detection_Range BASIC DESIGN added to Spacecraft Parameters a diagram illustrating how spacecraft masses add together. fleshed out the description of performance parameters with typical values and interrelationships (especially the entry for "acceleration" http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/basicdesign.php#id--Spacecraft_Parameters MISSION added new section Tourist Season, about Hohmann transits bunching spacecraft together http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/mission.php#id--Tourist_Season SPACE SUITS added to Skintight Suits a quote from Latex Space Suits http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacesuits.php#id--Skintight_Suits added to Rocket Pack some images of rocket belts http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacesuits.php#id--Suit_into_Ship--Rocket_Pack added section for Dr. Parkinson's space tug concept http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacesuits.php#parkinsontug ENGINE in Exhaust Velocity, re-vamped the equation for thermal rockets http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/engines.php#id--Exhaust_Velocity added to Nuclear Fission Thermal Rocket nomial temperature values http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/engines.php#id--Exhaust_Velocity--Nuclear_fission_thermal_rocket EMBARKING added to Belly Lander images of a 1963 Douglas concept for instant lunar base http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/embarking.php#id--Belly_Lander ENGINE LIST added to Ion images of a strange looking Convair ion drive spacecraft concept http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/enginelist.php#id--Electrostatic--Ion PRELIMINARY NOTES added to Getting Started a link to the must-see short video "Wanderers" http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/prelimnotes.php#id--Getting_Started