Unworkable Concept for Solar Express Space Train for travel at 1% of light speed –

The Solar Express is an idea for a space train that would be designed and used to ferry humans, supplies and minerals between celestial bodies and space stations in our solar system. It would run non-stop, so smaller vessels would need to catch the train when it passed by. Charles Bombardier and his team see Solar Express traveling at roughly 1 percent the speed of light – about 3,000 kilometers per second (1,864 miles per second) – dropping the travel time between Earth and Mars to less than two days. The Solar Express would take the form of a series … Continue reading Unworkable Concept for Solar Express Space Train for travel at 1% of light speed –