The Orion project

David Andrieux
Mar 24, 2015 · Unlisted

Interstellar transport powered by nuclear explosions

“Nuclear bomb detonations could take over from chemical propulsion as an energy source for long-range space travel” — Freeman Dyson, 1968

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The Orion workers wanted a spaceship that was simple, rugged, capacious, and above all affordable.

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