Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket

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A Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket Drive (VASIMR) is a kind of Maneuver Drive used on vessels.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is an electrothermal thruster used in spacecraft propulsion. It uses radio waves to ionize and heat a propellant. Then a magnetic field accelerates the resulting plasma to generate thrust (plasma propulsion engine).

  • It is one of several types of spacecraft electric propulsion systems.

STL Drive Specifications[edit]

STL Drive Specifications (Starship Propulsion)
Category Specifications Remarks
Name Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) TBD
Drive Type TBD TBD
Velocity TBD TBD
Duration TBD TBD
Hazards TBD TBD
Physical
Constraints
TBD TBD
Geometry TBD TBD
Levels TBD TBD
Entry TBD TBD
Exit TBD TBD
Fuel TBD TBD
Resource
Requirements
TBD TBD
Inventor TBD TBD
Characteristics TBD TBD

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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