"We'd have most of what we predicted of the conquest of space, if we hadn't ignored parasite control."
The author makes an interesting statement in this story about accelerations of two gravities and greater; I didn't think that serious research had been done on this until after WWII.
See the article for acceleration shell from The Forever War by Joe Haldeman for more information about the effects of acceleration on human beings.
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