Science and Engineering

Interplanetary Speedup

If there's one thing crushing the dream of deep-spacefaring, it is the onerous tyranny of the rocket equation.

The faster we want to get somewhere, the more fuel we need to burn, but the more fuel we take with us, the harder it is to accelerate. In space travel it's imperative to spend fuel in the most efficient way possible.

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