Propulsion

03.21.12
Boeing's SUGAR Freeze is a cool way to power a plane
03.21.12

Boeing's SUGAR Freeze is a cool way to power a plane

No, not the sensation you get when you have gulped your ice cream too fast. SUGAR Freeze is the a...

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09.15.11
Purdue University grad students give NASA lander tech a boost, do it for the experience
09.15.11

Purdue University grad students give NASA lander tech a boost, do it for the experience

We just learned of NASA's end-of-decade plans to rocket astronauts into deep space for explorator...

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03.11.11
NASA and Ad Astra team up to test VASIMR plasma rocket in space
03.11.11

NASA and Ad Astra team up to test VASIMR plasma rocket in space

Plasma propulsion may very well be our ticket to visit those little green men on Mars, which is wh...

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01.25.11
NASA considering beamed energy propulsion for space launches
01.25.11

NASA considering beamed energy propulsion for space launches

Truth be told, it probably does take a rocket scientist to truly understand the scope of what NASA...

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09.06.10
Japan sends a ribbon into space, asks it to test the magnetic currents
09.06.10

Japan sends a ribbon into space, asks it to test the magnetic currents

Tether propulsion seems to be the OLED of the spacefaring world, carrying as it does a lot of promi...

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02.12.09
EVE Online developer explains major new feature: Tech III
02.12.09

EVE Online developer explains major new feature: Tech III

The dev blog many EVE Online players have been waiting for was published today. Tech III ships have...

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02.25.08
IDL Motors' linear propulsion system gets demonstrated
02.25.08

IDL Motors' linear propulsion system gets demonstrated

We'll be honest with you -- IDL Motors' installation at Toy Fair 2008 was a bit short on details, b...

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08.28.07
New jet-pack patent propels with water
08.28.07

New jet-pack patent propels with water

Sure, we all love jet packs. Who doesn't enjoy strapping a gigantic tube of highly flammable fuel t...

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03.17.07
NC State researchers devise new ways to invade your bloodstream
03.17.07

NC State researchers devise new ways to invade your bloodstream

While schools in the ACC are certainly making noise on the hardwood, it seems that the Atlantic Coas...

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