"I feel like I've been very fortunate in that I've stuck like a burr to the dog-leg of the next generation of nerdism. I've been carried into the XXIth century on Bill Gates' pants-cuff."
Heinlein does not provide a description of how this propulsion system works; however, he compares it to the method still in use today:
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