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Spacecraft Propulsion: New Methods

Science  14 Apr 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4031, pp. 167-168
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4031.167

Abstract

Cosmic plasmas contain energy which may be tapped and used for spacecraft propulsion. The energy needed for launching a spacecraft could be supplied to it from the ground through a plasma channel in the atmosphere.

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