Space Guns Don't Work (But We Built One Anyway)
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Before we had rockets like the Falcon 9, we had other ideas of how we might shoot for the moon: space guns!

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Sources:

http://www.pbs.org/how-we-got-to-now/blogs/howwegottonext/space-guns/
https://www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Smartlet.htm
http://www.jhuapl.edu/techdigest/td/td2003/gilreath.pdf
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http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/645284.pdf
https://books.google.com/books?id=mr1GDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA218&lpg=PA218&dq=martlet+2&source=bl&ots=uLxhpTvoW5&sig=qv9RCQhJo2Rlgz2fMqRUE19fx3Q&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5gu_yhLbZAhVk2oMKHfiqAxEQ6AEIgwEwDg#v=onepage&q=martlet%202&f=false

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trebuchet2.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Project_Harp.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abandoned-HARP-Gun.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Light-gas_gun.svg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:AEDC_Range-G_Launcher_facility.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Launch_of_Falcon_9_carrying_ABS-EUTELSAT_(16510241270).jpg

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