Patrick Carrick, Franklin Mead Jr., Leik Myrabo
THE IMAGE OF LASERS PROPELLING ROCKETS INTO SPACE, A CONCEPT PREVIOUSLY RESERVED FOR THE PAGES OF SCIENCE FICTION NOVELS, MAY ONE DAY BECOME A REALITY. THIS ARTICLE LOOKS AT THE VIABILITY OF SUCH AN ENDEAVOR AND EFFORTS UNDERWAY TO BRING IT ABOUT.
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