The Nuclear Option

While potentially dangerous, nuclear powered spacecraft offer far faster and more efficient spacecraft than traditional chemical rockets. Today we will examine the various means of using atomic power sources to propel spacecraft, both to get off Earth and to travel to other stars.

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Sergey Cheremisinov, “Sirius”
Kai Engel, “Endless Story about Sun and Moon”
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Frank Dorittke, “Morninglight”
Kai Engel, “December”
Kevin MacLeod, “Spacial Winds”
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