Can we power a spaceship?

Deven FOSBERRY, Pratik Lakhotia, Somaya Turk

Abstract


This paper discusses the possibility of humans being able to produce enough energy, via effective exercising, in order to power a single space ship. The dimensions of the spaceship were taken using a paper model of the Axiom spaceship from the film WALL-E, and were scaled up to store the population value obtained from the movie. It was concluded that the velocity of the axiom in space would be 0.77 ms-1 if powered by a population of exercising adults.

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