Could a coil gun's projectile escape earth's gravity? Answered
If there were a Coil Gun, that was built to go across the United States and Canada border, for 2000km in a horizontal line, that would end at the end of a 'tunnel,' the projectile should hit escape velocity 11.2km/s and be out of the earth's gravity's field?
Coil gun launch cost
964 MEGA watts
10 cents per kwh (wholesale) from a power station
$9,640,000.00 per launch
NASA Space Shuttle launch cost
Q. How much does it cost to launch a Space Shuttle?
A. The average cost to launch a Space Shuttle is about $450 million per mission