Can Nuclear Propulsion Take Us to Mars and to the far beyond?
This documentary is an overview of the options we currently have in the field of space propulsion.
The human body is not designed to withstand for very long enough the necessary journeys into space: even a repetitive trip to Mars would lead to genetical modifications due to the joined action of the solar and cosmic radiations leading to bone degeneration, cancers etc. It would be fatal in the medium and long term for the lives of astronauts and civilians on board.
Nuclear energy paves new hope for the exploration of the nearest planets, comets, asteroids, Moons into the far Solar System and possibly in the long term the nearest stars if our civilization does not collapse in the mean time !
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