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Project Daedalus: Our 1970s Plan for Interstellar Travel

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Many ideas have come and gone, but Project Daedalus was a uniquely ambitious plan from the 1970s that never quite came to be.

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Sources:

http://www.spaceflightinsider.com/space-flight-history/project-orion-nuclear-bomb-rocket/
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Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Daedalus_ship.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Barnardstar2006.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NASA-project-orion-artist.jpg

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