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How exactly would nuclear thermal or nuclear electric propulsion enable short duration human missions to Mars?

My tuppence; I think David Hammen's answer and the ensuing comments are in the right, I am only trying to add a different perspective. This isn't a full answer in its own right, in fact it is just a ...
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How exactly would nuclear thermal or nuclear electric propulsion enable short duration human missions to Mars?

Answer: The higher specific impulse of nuclear propulsion, compared with chemical rockets, allows use of interplanetary transfers which are quicker (but which require greater characteristic energy). ...
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How exactly would nuclear thermal or nuclear electric propulsion enable short duration human missions to Mars?

My question is, how exactly does the more advanced propulsion enable a short visit? By enabling shorter and more flexible trips to and from Mars. With conventional chemical propulsion, the trips to ...
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