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Converting Solar Wind and Interstellar Plasma Drag into Propulsion

• https://www.nextbigfuture.com by Brian Wang

A new class of reaction drive is discussed, in which reaction mass is expelled from a vehicle using power extracted from the relative motion of the vehicle and the surrounding medium, such as the solar wind. The physics of this type of drive are reviewed and shown to permit high-velocity


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