Project Description

Since the advent of the rocket, rapid point to point (RP2P) passenger transportation1 has been a persistent dream of many space enthusiasts. By 1947, just a few years after the first V2 rocket flights, famed space artist Chesley Bonestell had already published a series of paintings depicting a transcontinental passenger rocket (Scheuetz, M 1999). Although it is undeniably a beautiful work, Bonestell’s “Coast to Coast in 40 Minutes” proved to be far ahead of its time.

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