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The tech that could take us to the stars

Ion thrusters, solar sails and nuclear thermal propulsion engines sound like sci-fi, but they’re very real technologies currently being tested. If these experiments get off the ground, they could extend humanity’s reach from the Moon and Mars, to the outer edges of the solar system – and beyond.

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The tech that could take us to the stars

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    New nuclear engine concept could help realize 3-month trips to Mars

    New nuclear engine concept could help realize 3-month trips to Mars

    The concept could help realize the goal of using nuclear propulsion to revolutionize deep space travel, reducing Earth-Mars travel time to just three months.

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