Accession Number:

AD0611872

Title:

THERE WILL BE NO PHOTON ROCKET

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-02-25

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The problems facing interstellar flight powered by any known means are evaluated. It is concluded that nuclear powered flight at either relativistic or subrelativistic velocities is impractical, and that interstellar flight awaits the discovery of some as yet unknown force.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE