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Spacefaring Requires Advancing Space Propulsion by@monimissioncontrol
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Spacefaring Requires Advancing Space Propulsion

by Monica Hernandez12mMay 29th, 2021
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Nuclear propulsion systems are insufficient for a long-term presence in space. We will not become truly spacefaring with chemical propulsion alone. Sustainable space transportation requires alternative paradigms to space propulsion. The Seattle-based USNC-Tech focuses on advancing nuclear technologies and in-space nuclear propulsion systems, specifically nuclear thermal propulsion - NTP and nuclear electric propulsion. NTP uses the thermal energy from a nuclear reactor to heat a rocket propellant to extremely high temperatures for high thrust (mechanical force)

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Research conducted & personal views expressed are my own. To continue reading, set your coordinates to: moni-07b.space

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Research conducted & personal views expressed are my own. To continue reading, set your coordinates to: moni-07b.space

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