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Old February 23rd, 2019 #1
Ray Allan
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Default Thermonuclear plasma engines

I'm no rocket scientist or physicist, but this appears to be a new take on both ion rocket propulsion and nuclear thermal rockets, such as the NERVA from the 1960s. Way to go, Russia.

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Old April 21st, 2019 #2
Hugo Böse
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The problem has always been how to safely get these nuclear power plants up to space, if they blow up in transit they could create a cloud of fine radio active dust.
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