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Re: was Arcjet, now solid boosters



 sco@sco-inc.com writes:

> on a 747 with 4 engines ... if you lose one you are ok, if you lose two, 
> you can still reach land or at least get closer to the time you can be 
> reached.

Taking it statistically (with four engines):
if you lose one, it takes a few minutes longer to arrive
if you lose two, it takes an hour or so longer to arrive
if you lose three, it takes hours longer to arrive
if you lose four, it takes a couple of days longer to arrive.

Whichever way, you either get there late ... or it doesn't matter.

Simple logic eh. Wonderful things: statistics.

73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188

          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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