Sunday, June 05, 2005

Genesis Spacecraft uses Tubes as Freeways

Without someview that would be consistent through out the cosmo, how would such points be of value? Did we not see this variation could exist when you travelled to another location, given higher dimensional comprehenisons? In order for this view to be scalable it had to have begun in some other way, that we could sufficely say that it was strong once and all pervasive, but now?

There are reasons for this story to be thought abou,t and here after seeing the greater challenge of gravitational consideration in terms of how we percieve Earth's relationship with the sun and moon. Now why did we not see the significance of gravitational considerations bring to us views of the cosmos before now? Consider space travel in light of these tubes?

LOOP-DE-LOOP. The Genesis spacecraft's superhighway path took it to the Earth-sun gravitational-equilibrium point L1, where it made five "halo" orbits before swinging around L2 and heading home.Ross
In the 18th century, European mathematicians Leonhard Euler and Joseph-Louis Lagrange discovered that in this rotating frame there are five gravitational sweet spots, now called Lagrange points. At these equilibrium points, the competing pulls on the third body balance each other, and the body remains motionless.

by Douglas L. Smith
A set of five of these balance points, called Lagrange or libration points, exist between every pair of massive bodies—the sun and its planets, the planets and their moons, and so on. Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736–1813) discovered the existence of the two points now known as L4 and L5, each of which is located in the orbital plane at the third vertex of an equilateral triangle with, say, Earth at one vertex and the moon at the other. So L4 is 60° in advance of the moon, and L5 60° behind it. Ideally, a spacecraft at L4 or L5 will remain there indefinitely because when it falls off the cusp, the Coriolis effect—which makes it hard for you to walk on a moving merry-go-round—will swirl it into a long-lived orbit around that point. Comet debris and other space junk tends to collect there, and Jupiter has accumulated an impressive set of asteroids that way.

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