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Jerry Pournelle: How to Get to Space (2000) (jerrypournelle.com)
4 points by ChuckMcM 708 days ago | comments



I was reading the "Google is equivalent to a billion people" article, and it linked to Jerry Pournelle's home page as an exemplar of Web 1.0 "Home" pages, and since I did some intern work for Jerry back in the Chaos Manor days I looked at it, and re-discovered one of his essays on how he felt we could get into space in a more durable way.

I enjoyed reading it again especially on the flip side of the second SpaceX commercial launch and its testing of its Grasshopper tech for re-usable craft.

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