I am working on making one, the truth is that the principles are not so difficult, but does anyone have any plans? or reference "with numbers"? because the truth is that it is quite difficult to scale something that you do not know the proportions, but the truth is that I have the materials to make a very basic one to test its principles, can anyone support?

  • $\begingroup$ Had no idea that VASIMR was a registered trademark. I thought it was a NASA acronym. $\endgroup$ – ikrase Mar 1 '20 at 4:20
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    $\begingroup$ It's the brainchild of former astronaut Franklin Chang-Diaz, who started the company adastrarocket.com/aarc $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Mar 1 '20 at 4:21
  • $\begingroup$ Interesting. I always figured it was developed in NASA. $\endgroup$ – ikrase Mar 1 '20 at 12:17
  • $\begingroup$ ISTR some work was done at NASA at a lab run by Chang-Diaz but they lost interest and he left NASA to keep working on it. Fuzzy on the details though. $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Mar 1 '20 at 13:16
  • $\begingroup$ I still think that an electric thermal rocket for main propulsion is kind of weird. $\endgroup$ – ikrase Mar 1 '20 at 23:45

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