9100 and interplanetary travel
#1

If I recall correctly, the guy that postulated using a gravitational boost to fling space probes by the outer planets performed the calculations using an HP 9100.

Does anyone know who this person is, and if the program is around anywhere?

Thanks.

#2

The person is Dr. Van Allen. I don't know where his software might be.

#3

That woulkd be Dr. Van Allen. He's the same guy that the Van Allen radiation belt is named for.

No idea where the program might be but I would be interested in getting a copy. I wonder how hard it would be to track Dr. Van Allen dwon and see if he still has a copy?

Joe



Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  HP-9100 used in computer-based education (video) Juergen Keller 5 473 12-07-2012, 11:04 AM
Last Post: hpnut
  9100 Documentation Charlie Brett 4 359 08-24-2012, 02:59 AM
Last Post: Bruce Larrabee
  HP 9100 display trick Juergen Keller 4 328 05-01-2012, 03:15 AM
Last Post: Bill Wiese
  9100 Keyboard Rebuild (with pics!) David Ramsey 4 603 11-08-2011, 05:48 PM
Last Post: David Ramsey
  9100 printer paper David Ramsey 2 272 11-07-2011, 06:08 PM
Last Post: David Ramsey
  Any 9100 owners out there? David Ramsey 15 807 10-25-2011, 01:53 PM
Last Post: Israel Otero
  Is that an HP 9100 in the 1970 version of the Andromeda Strain movie? Gene Wright 1 187 01-01-2011, 10:06 PM
Last Post: Katie Wasserman
  Time Travel? Bruce Bergman 11 590 10-28-2010, 06:34 PM
Last Post: Les Bell
  9100 B on TAS goes for $5600.00 Donald Williams 10 578 10-12-2010, 12:30 AM
Last Post: Keith Midson
  Challenge: Are costs for air travel & hotel higher/lower/the same before/after September 15th Gene Wright 9 524 10-07-2010, 09:43 AM
Last Post: Patrick Rendulic

Forum Jump: