A Cannon for Shooting Supplies into Space

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Tue, Jan 19th, 2010 10:22 by capnasty NEWS

John Hunter wants to shoot stuff into space with a 3,600-foot gun. And he's dead serious--he's done the math. Making deliveries to an orbital outpost on a rocket costs $5,000 per pound, but using a space gun would cost just $250 per pound.

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