Solar thermal propulsion may be the key to traveling far beyond the heliopause

In August 2012, the Voyager 1 spacecraft made history by becoming the first manmade object to transverse the heliopause, meaning it had left the boundaries of our solar system. Since then, only one other spacecraft has done this, Voyager 2, and this is because it just takes too long to do so. Jason Benkoski wants to change this fact.

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