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Nuclear Ferry

A conventional spacecraft, right, has brought into space a manned vehicle which is being towed toward another celestial body by a nuclear rocket.

The Next Fifty Years in Space
by Erik Bergaust
Macmillan, 1964

HELIOS at Atomic Rockets

Image credit: Convair

Image source: Numbers Station

Aldebaran

Space World

April 1965, VOL. B-4.18

Helios at Atomic Rockets

Image credit: Space World

Image source: Numbers Station

Convair’s Helios

HELIOS at Atomic Rockets

Image credit: Convair

Image source: SDASM Archives