Click Here to Read: A solar-powered rocket might be our ticket to interstellar space: Researchers tapped by NASA just conducted a first test of a decades-old concept by Daniel Oberhaus on the ars technica website on November 21, 2020.
A concept image of a spacecraft powered by a fusion-driven rocket. In this image, the crew would be in the forward-most chamber. Solar panels on the sides would collect energy to initiate the process that creates fusion. Image: Pancotti Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.