Greetings From Connecticut! Daniel S Posting Member Posts: 7 Threads: 1 Joined: Jun 2017 02-08-2018, 05:36 AM Hello Orion's Arm, my name is Dan Saranich. I'm 17 years old, from Connecticut (United States), and have a penchant for hard science fiction and space travel. I've been reading for almost a year now and I love some of your content, though disagree on certain things.  I have a question that I wanted a serious answer to.  When calculating the travel time for a spacecraft going from Planet A to Planet B, should I divide the spacecraft's exhaust velocity by the distance between points.  For Example, a spacecraft going from Earth to Mars with an exhaust velocity of 11,000,000 m/s. The mean distance between Earth and Mars is 1.7 AU (254,000,00 km).  1.7 AU / 11,000,000 m/s = 6 Hours, 25 Minutes. Is this the correct way to calculate how long a hypothetical flight would take place? Just wanted to know. Thanks! « Next Oldest | Next Newest »

 Messages In This Thread Greetings From Connecticut! - by Daniel S - 02-08-2018, 05:36 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Rynn - 02-08-2018, 05:57 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Daniel S - 02-08-2018, 07:43 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Rynn - 02-08-2018, 08:09 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Daniel S - 02-08-2018, 09:20 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Daniel S - 02-08-2018, 08:17 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Rynn - 02-08-2018, 08:26 AM RE: Greetings From Connecticut! - by Drashner1 - 02-08-2018, 10:26 AM

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