Spacecraft Speed

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nezumi.hebereke nezumi.hebereke's picture
Spacecraft Speed

Not a question, but didn't know where else to put it...

Reading the manual, I noticed that p.275 says that your average fusion drive craft can cover 1.5m km in one day. This is approximately .1 AU/day, or 1/20,000 c. That translates to 10 days to travel from the Sun to Earth, and approximately 50 days from the Sun to Jupiter, approximately 1 year to Pluto, and 1,369 years to the Oort Cloud. There are faster drives available, but this gives a good sense for scale.

Edit: realized after the fact that this copies what is already described, better, here:
http://www.eclipsephase.com/diy-space-travel