Saturday, October 11, 2008

Project "Orion": Rocket Powered by an Atomic Machine Gun

The Ultimate 1950s Space Technology, which almost made it to Saturn. Obviously, "almost" is a key word here, but apparently NASA still has "small secret contingency plan division" which is dedicated to preserving "Orion" nuclear propulsion technology - and reviving it in case of a killer asteroid threat.

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