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Aircraft Carriers in Space - 9/28/2012 9:36:25 PM   
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http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/09/28/aircraft_carriers_in_space
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RE: Aircraft Carriers in Space - 9/28/2012 11:12:37 PM   
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Nice find.

I'll add:
http://www.projectrho.com/

And if someone wants to see the subject explored in a novel:
http://www.thehumanreach.net/

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RE: Aircraft Carriers in Space - 9/29/2012 12:38:23 AM   
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Awesome! Thanks so much!

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RE: Aircraft Carriers in Space - 9/29/2012 1:19:49 AM   
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This is not a new idea, as the USMC has been studying the idea of using shuttle-type vehicles for fast transport of strike teams ( a la Starship Troopers' mobile infantry) to anywhere on the globe. I could see this happening within the next 10 years.

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RE: Aircraft Carriers in Space - 9/29/2012 11:02:30 PM   
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ORIGINAL: KG Erwin

This is not a new idea, as the USMC has been studying the idea of using shuttle-type vehicles for fast transport of strike teams ( a la Starship Troopers' mobile infantry) to anywhere on the globe. I could see this happening within the next 10 years.

Umm...
The article is about how Sci-Fi movies/serials are wrong about practically everything.

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RE: Aircraft Carriers in Space - 9/29/2012 11:04:42 PM   
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I loved the newer Battlestar Galactica Series. The sow was about People in a Sci-Fi era not about Sci-Fi only. Just like I absolutely loved Babylon 5 for about the same reasons.

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