Plasma Rockets and Awesome Comments

Sometimes the comments are better than the content…

ricewookie: uhh fan?

rmessenger: No, this is a prototype VASIMR engine in a vacuum chamber. This could very well take people to Mars in less than a month. Even take humans to Jupiter’s moons and the outer solar system. It’s not a fan.

Read the wikipedia article on VASIMR rockets.


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