Field Propulsion System for Space Travel: Physics of Non-Conventional Propulsion Methods for Interstellar Travel

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This e-book presents an overview of field propulsion systems for the use of space travel and interstellar travel. Such systems include warp drive, space drive and gravity-control schemes, and are ...
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Conventional Propulsion Technologies

Pp. 7-19 (13)

DOI: 10.2174/978160805270711101010007

Author(s): Takaaki Musha, Yoshinari Minami


Besides the practical chemical propulsion system, many propulsion systems and concepts, such as electric propulsion system, laser propulsion system, nuclear propulsion system, solar sail, nuclear electric propulsion, and solar electric propulsion are introduced. In this chapter, the outline propulsion theory are presented.