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Method to Produce High Specific Impulse and Moderate Thrust from a Fusion-powered Rocket Engine: (ARE-Aneutronic Rocket Engine) --- Inventor(s) Samuel A. Cohen, Michael Paluszek, Yosef Razin, and Gary Pajer

This Invention describes a fusion-powered rocket engine that will produce high specific impulse, Isp, moderate thrust, T, and low neutron levels. Use of this engine will allow more rapid, less expensive, ~104-kg-payload, manned or unmanned space missions to nearby and remote planets and to extra-solar-system destinations. In doing so, this engine can advance space exploration and open commercial opportunities.

No.: 
M-837

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