Re: [GZG] [SG] Cracking Eggs with a Sledgehammer, was Power
From: Roger Books <roger.books@g...>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 09:25:12 -0400
Subject: Re: [GZG] [SG] Cracking Eggs with a Sledgehammer, was Power
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http://lists.csua.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gzg-lHe's not going to
feel the G's. Think of it this way, a person orbitting
is in a 1G field. However, she is falling continuosly so feels as if she
acceleration. Gs pulled are only felt when there is something resisting
*Well, tidal forces can kill you, but I don't want to go there.
On 10/8/05, Mike Stanczyk <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ok, so in terms of impact damage, it isn't that great of a system.
> What about in terms of physiologically harmfull?
> Do we have any pilots on the list? What's average G tolerance for
> an untrained (non pilot) person? 6g? I know with proper training a
> pilot can make 9g without a problem. I'd like to know how the body
> responds to taking g's over time but don't know what to google for.
> And the swing from +6g to -6g is a *really* ugly rollercoaster to
> ride in combat gear or full vac gear. You might vomit, pass out
> and then check out.
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