[ RadSafe ] OT: More on F35 Jet
jpreisig at aol.com
Thu Nov 29 12:02:34 CST 2012
google f35 and jet
The f35 jet flies like a jet and can take-off like a helicopter/harrier jet. Actually it seems to be
a rudimentary flying saucer type vehicle. Perhaps later versions of this jet can be augmented with
sets of thrusters (NASA Variety) as a hybrid propulsion system, and the jet could be used to
transport astronauts and light loads of supplies to the International Space Station, on a regular
basis. No more messy chemical rocket launches????
Well, I guess we'll still need heavy launches (using chemical rockets) for very heavy loads,
and perhaps for lifting a Mars Space Vehicle into Space.
I expect a heavier version of the F35 could have 4 to 10 vertical jets and/or thrusters, and would
lift heavier loads into space.
See also web information about the NASA/DOD/DOE spacejet which takes off conventionally.
I expect the F35 could take off from a non-Carrier ship, with a small landing deck. How Cool.
Chinese are just now landing jets on an aircraft carrier surface. A relevant USA guidance system
for doing this is CAINS (Carrier Aircraft Inertial Navigation System) --- a product of Singer/Kearfott
USA. Don't know if more information is available on the internet about CAINS. I suspect it consists
of at least 2 Ring Laser Gyro and Accelerometer systems --- one on the aircraft and one on the aircraft carrier.
Maybe it also uses the Singer/Kearfott SAHRS system (Standard Attitude and Heading Reference System???).
Hi to Bill S. and Al P. at Singer-Kearfott/Astronautics????!!!! Guess the Chinese did their homework on
the internet. We keep educating both varieties of Chinese students and they are coming to the USA in
Maybe one day I will encounter a copy of Cember's Health Physics or Patterson and Thomas's
Accelerator Health Physics printed in paperback by Chinese printing companies. I have seen
copies of J.D. Jackson's Electrodynamics book (graduate level) as a Chinese paperback.
Mars is getting closer and closer, every day!!!!
Take Care... Joe Preisig
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