Radiation shielding calculations for the vista spacecraft

Sahin S., Sahin H. M., Acir A.

ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, vol.46, pp.2345-2358, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The VISTA spacecraft design concept has been proposed for manned or heavy cargo deep space missions beyond earth orbit with inertial fusion energy propulsion. Rocket propulsion is provided by fusion power deposited in the inertial confined fuel pellet debris and with the help of a magnetic nozzle.