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Power to go to mars and back.... fast...

Posted by: Sigma - Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:24 am
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Post Power to go to mars and back.... fast...   Posted on: Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:24 am
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi. ... 076152.pdf

Why is this no getting more attention?

Ok, so,

if I make one of these in a vacuum,

and then have the discharge plasma go past a coil,

Would this not be a http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MHD_generator ?

Could you extract more work then went in?

Could you switch back and forth, between thrusting and power production?

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Post Re: Power to go to mars and back.... fast...   Posted on: Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:53 am
Have they tested this method and have at least a low passing level?

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