Mars and back in 90 days

Pierce, Julia
October 2004
Engineer (00137758);10/22/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7662, p13
Reports on a propulsion system developed by the University of Washington, that could cut the duration of missions to Mars to as little as 90 days. Magnetized beam plasma propulsion; Space-based station that would generate a stream of magnetized ions that would interact with a magnetic sail on a spacecraft.


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