Re: Book Launched? ;)
just realized that that went out to the list, sorry folks. I was just kidding. I
did search for you though, and could not find a book that met that description.
Dejan Bajic wrote:
> [Sorry for the bit of an off-topic question here]
> Can anyone tell me how the newest version of the Real Audio player is
> working for them, especially on playing older versions of Real Audio files,
> I've had a lot of trouble with playing older files on the newest version,
> and it generally did not work as well for video, any information?
> [Back on topic]
> There's a book that I've been trying to find from a few years ago (probably
> around '95-6) which concerned one of the first commercial (fictional) space
> ventures, it was a fiction book, and the launch vehicle in the book was
> modeled closely on what had been the popular version of a "reusable launch
> vehicle" then, the "Delta Clipper" (in fact, I think the cover had a
> painting of this design rocket taking off) though if I remember correctly
> their version of it was SSTO.
> The plot involved the trials and tribulations of the CEO of the startup
> company, and the company itself, in getting to space, and the launch of a
> military defense weapons system (similar to "Star Wars" technology)
> codenamed Brilliant Pebbles. The book was very realistic and very good
> (especially when I look back at it now, who would of thought?), anyone have
> any idea what I'm talking about?
> Somehow it seems to book has disappeared off the face of the Earth, I can't
> find the book or any reference to it anywhere. I've tried Amazon.com, etc.,
> and haven't been able to find anything. Anything?
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Book Launched? ;)
From: "Dejan Bajic" <adastra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>