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Here is the closest thing you can get to a first-hand account of the research conducted in the late-50s to early-60s on the Orion Project. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Wikileaker
It should have been built and launched when nuclear testing was still ongoing. Still a great option, with environmental mitigation.Published 20 months ago by sako96
A few flights of Orion would have completely changed the average person's understanding of space. It would be obvious that Earth is not a closed system. Read morePublished on October 22, 2013 by Terrence Nielsen
I was hoping for a book that went into some detail about how Project Orion was supposed to work. Turns out that Orion really didn't ever get past the conceptual stage, and a lot... Read morePublished on June 17, 2013 by MC
Did you hear the one about the nuclear powered rocket?
In the 50s science was still unstoppable, and some men had the idea to use a series of small nuclear bombs to... Read more
Dyson's collection of anecdotes, reference files, interview excerpts, and commentary provides the best source of information currently available on the criminally-cancelled Project... Read morePublished on August 1, 2011 by J. Mizner
Project Orion, by George Dyson is the true story about a small group of scientists who, at the end of WWII, worked on a top secret project, to build a four-thousand-ton spaceship... Read morePublished on December 22, 2008 by Swubird
The setting for Project Orion is probably more important than the actual project was. It's little appreciated. Read morePublished on July 29, 2008 by Scott C. Locklin