John Batchelor Show, “Hotel Mars,” Wednesday, 2-1-12 February 2, 2012Posted by The Space Show in Uncategorized.
Tags: : John Batchelor, antimatter propulsion., Dr. David Livingston, Dr. Steven Howe, HSF to Mars, interstellar travel & propulsion, Nuclear Thermal Rocket (NTR), radiation, tungsten fuel matrix.
John Batchelor Show, “Hotel Mars,” Wednesday, 2-1-12
John Batchelor, Dr. Steven Howe, Dr. Space
Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Steven Howe,, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: Nuclear Thermal Rocket (NTR) propulsion, antimatter propulsion, HSF to Mars. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, https://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program, www.johnbatchelorshow.com. The topics in this 11 minute plus segment focused on Nuclear Thermal Rocket(NTR) propulsion, antimatter propulsion, using NRT for human missions to Mars, NEOs, and even the Moon. We talked about using the new tungsten matrix fuel for today’s NTR, no radiation leakage, ground testing, and the use of this energy for habitats on the Moon and Mars. If you have questions/comments, please post them on The Space Show blog URL above. If you want to send a note to Dr. Howe or Mr. Batchelor, send it to me and I will forward it for you.