In one of my first posts I translated an ASPS article regarding the physics and the equipment of an hypothetical PNN spaceship. One important piece of navigation system had to be a laser powerful enough to disgregate major debris before they impacted the ship hull. As we know, at incredibly high speed even the impact […]Read more "Boeing plasma shield – Trespassing into science fiction"
Just a quick post. I created English subtitles for the PNN presentation video that was shot at Sheraton Hotel Rome on May 3rd 2005. In the presentation we see Massimo Ceccarelli, ASPS’s vice president, discussing about PNN potentialities and presenting prototype P26MR05. Unfortunately the video doesn’t show any experiment. The meeting was attended by Boeing and […]Read more "2005 PNN roadshow video"
With the renewed assessment procedure ASPS began to look for new investors. Despite the thought of the skeptics, who forecasted the inadequacy of the procedure to find potential financiers, on September 17th 2004 the Association received a letter from the Italian Ministry of Defense. Written by Admiral Lucio Accardo, who was at the time in […]Read more "The struggle for financing – part III"