November 2013

High-Tech VASIMR Rocket Engine Could Tackle Mars Trips, Space Junk and More

November 21st, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Scientists are making progress on an advanced space propulsion system aimed at a variety of uses, including reboosting space stations, cleaning up space junk and powering superfast journeys that could reach Mars in less than two months. Led by former NASA astronaut Franklin Chang-Díaz, Ad Astra Rocket Co. is developing [...]