To Mars and Beyond, Fast!: How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration

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As advanced in-space propulsion moves from science fiction to reality, the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket, or VASIMR(R) engine, is a leading contender for making 'Mars in a month' a possibility. A paradigm shift in space transportation, this book is an in-depth and compelling story co-written by its inventor. It traces the riveting history of the development of the VASIMR(R) engine. This landmark technology is grounded in concepts of advanced plasma physics. It cross-pollinates ideas and disciplines to offer ...

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To Mars and Beyond, Fast!: How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration
2017, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319229171

2017 edition

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