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Re: Update

In Response To: Update (Cody Miller)

: After a bit of research, all the discussion about what escape velocity is is

: irrelevant. It's in the equation to figure out the strength of gravity the

: rocket is fighting against.

: So the PoA taking off requires a ridiculous amount of rocket fuel. Physics

: fail. Not canon.

lol

Well, obviously. But anyone figured up the energy expenditure yet?

There's the easy math, in which the energy is simply the ship's mass times gravitational acceleration times height achieved and there's the hard math, in which you account for the fact that the gravitational acceleration is a function of the height and the ship has a final velocity that also requires energy to achieve.