Re: [Starship_Forum] Re: Carl Sagan
- On Monday, September 30, 2002 5:36 PM Dennis May determinism@...
>> Has anyone redid his number manipulations toWell, some of it must have been leaked or declassified, no? Given that
>> see how much he made the estimates go up
>> by? Has anyone come up with better estimates?
>> I imagine costs might be somewhat lower today
>> -- or maybe higher, since some stuff has to be
>> re-developed, such as a large booster and landing
> The original was TOP SECRET and probably heavily
> redacted to this day since it involved planning
> for nuclear warfare.
it was produced during the Cold War, maybe all of it can be declassified
and we can redo the numbers to see what it would have cost then and what
it would cost now.