Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship

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The race to the moon dominated space flight during the decade of the 1960s. Yet, during the late 1950s and early 1960s, the US government sponsored a project that could possibly have sent 150 people on expeditions to Mars or Saturn. The codename of the project was "Orion", and it centered upon the effort to develop a 40,000-ton, fast, manoeuvrable, nuclear-powered space vehicle for long-range voyages in space. Strictly classified, Project Orion ultimately failed. In this book, George Dyson, son of physicist Freeman Dyson, ...

Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship 2003, Holt McDougal, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805072846

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Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship 2002, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805059854

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Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship 2002, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713992670

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