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Johannes Kepler & JP Aerospace

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May. 10th, 2008 | 02:31 pm
location: West Hurley, New York
music: Carmina Burana - Tempus Transit Gelidum

I always figured that Johannes Kepler was
on to something, when he suggested that
we sail into space by means of balloons :


And these chaps are taking that idea a bit
further, with their 'airship-to-orbit' idea :



And here is a link to HobbySpace, while
I am at it :


" Ships and sails proper for the heavenly air should be
fashioned. Then there will also be people, who do not
shrink from the vastness of space. "

~ Johannes Kepler, letter to Galileo Galilei, 1609.

                             ~ o0o ~

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