Firefly Icarus: An Unmanned Interstellar Probe using Z-Pinch Fusion Propulsion
R. M. Freedland et al. (2015), JBIS, 68, pp.68-80Refcode
: Fusion Propulsion, Z-Pinch Fusion, Starship Radiator, Alpha Centauri, Firefly Icarus.Abstract:
Project Icarus is a theoretical design study for an unmanned, fusion-based probe to Alpha Centauri using "current or near-future technology" . This paper explores the design of such an interstellar probe using a Z-pinch fusion engine.
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