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Jeff Donlan

FWIW, you've probably already mentioned Project Orion from the '50s. One more "peaceful" use of nuclear bombs. I just finished an old biography, "The Starship and the Canoe," about Freeman Dyson and his son George. Freeman was on the Orion project conceiving and developing a propulsion system using sequences of nuclear explosions. They did demonstrate the principle with non-nuclear explosions, but fortunately, chemical rockets won out for liftoff from Earth.

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