Engineering of the Magnetized Target Fusion Propulsion System

Geoffrey Statham, Slade White, Robert Adams, Reginald Alexander, Sharon Fincher, Tara Polsgrove
2003 39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit   unpublished
Engineering details are presented for a magnetized target fusion (MTF) propulsion system designed to support crewed missions to the outer solar system. Structural, thermal and radiation-management design details are presented. Propellant storage and supply options are also discussed and a propulsion system mass estimate is given.
doi:10.2514/6.2003-4526 fatcat:jdbi475darcdtkg2w35wksp5tq