EARTH-TO-ORBIT TRANSPORTATION BIBLIOGRAPHY
March 20, 1999, no frames

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Author: Andrew Nowicki

Acknowledgments: Andrew J. Higgins provided much valuable information about guns and ram accelerators. Enrico Lorenzini, Jerome Pearson, Geoffrey A. Landis, Keith H. Lofstrom, and Derek A. Tidman discussed ideas included in this publication.

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ISSUES

APPLICATIONS

  1. CHEMICAL ROCKET LAUNCHER

  2. TURBOENGINES

  3. NUCLEAR ROCKET LAUNCHERS

  4. RAMJET AND ITS KIN

  5. ELECTROTHERMAL RAMJET AND ROCKET

  6. RAM ACCELERATOR

  7. ONE STAGE LIGHT GAS GUN

  8. TWO STAGE LIGHT GAS GUN

  9. VORTEX GUN AND ITS KIN

  10. ICE GUN

  11. MAGLEV TRAIN

  12. COILGUN

  13. RAILGUN

  14. PROJECTILE - ROCKET RELAY

  15. LASER AND MICROWAVE ROCKETS

  16. LAUNCH LOOP

  17. ELEVATOR SUPPORTED BY FOUNTAIN

  18. ORBITING DIAMAGNETIC PARTICLES

  19. GEOSTATIONARY TOWER

  20. SKYHOOK

  21. SKYHOOK ON TOWER

  22. ORBITAL SLINGS

  23. SLING ON TOWER

  24. GUNSLING RELAY

  25. SLINGATRON

  26. ORBITAL ELEVATOR

  27. ORBITAL RING

  28. ORBITAL COILGUN

  29. ROTATING ORBITAL PIPE

  30. ELECTROTUBE

  31. ORBITAL LOOP

  32. MOON-EARTH MOMENTUM EXCHANGE

  33. GEOMAGNETIC LEVITATION

  34. EXPLOSIVE ACCELERATORS