Andrew Nowicki

This web page belongs to my Earth-to-Orbit Transportation Bibliography.

I have invented the following contraptions:
capture tubes (2001)
engine cluster and rocket cluster (2001)
liquid rocket in tube (1999)
candle rocket (1999)
solid rocket in tube (1999)
ramjet in balloon (1997)
powder vortex ram accelerator (1998)
vortex gun (1995)
vortex accelerator (1998)
ice gun (1997)
rocket-projectile-bolo relay (1995)
umbrella projectile (1997)
hydrogen injection (1997)
gunsling relay (1996)
metal electrotube (1994)
composite electrotube (2002)
hoop electrotube (2002)
rubber electrotube (2001)
electrowheel (2001)
orbital loop (1992)
orbital loop relay (1996)
spooled solar sail (1996)
lunavator bolo relay (November 23, 2003)
Moon dust propulsion (July 21, 2004)
water-cooled window (1996)
microwave kite (October 25, 2002)
unloaded balloon gun (February 16, 2003)
spinning laser rocket (March 1, 2003)

My most important invention is ethics based on diversity.

My artificial language named Ygyde.

My photos from Boundary Waters.

My email


"Prisoners of gravity, escape to outer space. Become
cosmic nomads, the hunters of comets and the gatherers
of asteroids. Spin cocoons of steel for your new forests
and seas. And when you visit the Earth, step lightly, lest
you destroy its fragile beauty." - Andrew Nowicki

"There is a blue flag up in the sky. It has all the stars."
                                              - Robert Bly

"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the
Earth are never alone or weary of life." - Rachel Carson