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Can something like SpinLaunch actually work?

It depends on what you mean by the word "work"! In some sense it already worked. They accelerated a projectile with a payload (a camera) to high speed and released it into the atmosphere. We ...
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Can something like SpinLaunch actually work?

If your question is simply whether or not it will work, the answer is unequivocally yes. Their 1/3 scale test was fully successful and the science to back it up is there. As stated, it is a ...
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Can something like SpinLaunch actually work?

Spin launch should work, but suffers from so many draw backs on Earth that it may well be impractical or limited to very niche or suborbital applications. Huge accelerations will need to be applied ...
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