Can Nuclear Propulsion Take Us to Mars?

Can Nuclear Propulsion Take Us to Mars?



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References
[1] https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/frequently-asked-questions/fact-sheet/
[2] https://www.alumni.caltech.edu/distinguished-alumni/2018/5/27/gary-flandro-ms60-phd67
[3] https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status/
[4] https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/interstellar-mission/
[5] https://www.space.com/11337-human-spaceflight-records-50th-anniversary.html
[6] https://mars.nasa.gov/all-about-mars/night-sky/close-approach/
[7] Rocket Propulsion Elements
[8] https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs21grc.html
[9] https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.B34291
[10] https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/nasas-dawn-spacecraft-fires-past-record-for-speed-change
[11] https://www.nasa.gov/feature/glenn/2020/the-propulsion-we-re-supplying-it-s-electrifying
[12] https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/game_changing_development/Nuclear_Thermal_Propulsion_Deep_Space_Exploration
[13] https://www.space.com/nuclear-thermal-space-propulsion-momentum-grows.html
[14] https://www.lanl.gov/science/NSS/issue1_2011/story5full.shtml & https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S002954931830205X?casa_token=jqEo-O8eywQAAAAA:iTh9b5IBjrEhxVxbgH_M8xYY6HuuFEUoIXgQYCzfyZFguN6WkwPLUHR-bfRV9kN0tw22xSoU#b0160
[15] https://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/SciTechBook/series1/Goebel__cmprsd_opt.pdf
[16] https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/nuclear-propulsion-could-help-get-humans-to-mars-faster
[17] http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/physics/sobel/nucphys/pile.html#:~:text=Here%20is%20another%20important%20part,is%20not%20always%20100%20degrees.
[18] https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/10557409.pdf
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