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Comments on Space Marines Idea Takes Off
Interesting idea slowly moves into a real organization; and who first thought of space marines? (Read the complete story)

"Here is the opening sequence for Space: Above and Beyond.

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(Bill Christensen 8/28/2008 10:09:23 PM)
"This is not the first time it's been suggested as a serious proposition. On of the SSTO designs by Phillip Bono was supposed to be used as a global troop transport. Two versions were suggested, one to carry 1200 men and a more modest one carrying just 260, plus jeeps and suppport equipmet, of course ! Not this puny 13 man platoon. http://www.astronautix.com/lvs/ithacus.htm"
(Yossi Preminger 8/29/2008 12:48:33 PM)

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