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The Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR®) engine is a new type of electric thruster with many unique advantages. In a VASIMR® engine, gas such as argon, xenon, or hydrogen is injected into a tube surrounded by a magnet and a series of two radio wave (RF) couplers The couplers turn cold gas into superheated plasma and the rocket’s magnetic nozzle converts the plasma thermal motion into a directed jet.

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10 Ways to Teach Your Child Impulse Control in Today's Fast-Paced World

Learn specific strategies that teach impulse control and find out how these can help improve your child's behavior, peer relations and academic success.

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Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket - the handy-dandy plasma rocket that will get us to Mars!

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Pieter Laurens Mol. Specific Impulse, 1985 (nearlya)

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New Rocket Could Send Humans To Mars In 39 Days

VASIMR Rocket Could Send Humans To Mars In Just 39 Days A new type of rocket that could send humans to Mars in less than six weeks instead of six months or longer may be one step closer to reality. NASA has selected Texas-based Ad Astra Rocket Company for a round of funding to help develop the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket, or VASIMR. The new rocket uses plasma and magnets, not to lift spacecraft into orbit but to propel them further and faster once they've escaped the…

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The VASIMR Spaceship Engine or Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket is the first of its kind that can take people to Mars in just 39 days, compared to 270 days that it would take with a regular spaceship.

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Typical Time/Thrust Curve for a B6-4 Model Rocket Engine: Specific Impulse: 80-83 lb.-sec. per lb. Exhaust Velocity: 2550-2650 ft./sec.

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Foot first fall - specific impulse

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