The ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana) project,
called "Project 242", is based on the "Rubbia
Engine", that is on the old idea: Americium ->
Hydrogen -> Power.
Accurate calculations performed by ASI show
that the ship can reach Mars in 4 or 5 months,
(cruising speed = 400 km/sec?).
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