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Nuking our way to Mars (science video).

January 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nuking our way to Mars (science video).

There are more than a couple of ways to nuke our passage to Mars. There’s the old Project Orion method of just chucking atomic bombs out of the back of your starship, detonating them against a pusher plate, and riding the shockwave to the planet of your choice. But there’s also a more refined way […]

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