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What’s Next for NASA?

Here is a summary of a speech given by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the 1st of July 2011 at the National Press Club, entitled “What’s Next for NASA”. Here is a link to the video and here is an … Continue reading

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Direct Methanol Fuel Cell from JPL

Here is some news from NASA regarding developments in fuel celltechnology, dated 26-May-2011. A team of scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., in partnership with the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, developed a Direct Methanol … Continue reading

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DARPA Calls for New Ideas on the 100-Year Starship Program Again!

DARPA Lays Out Tech for 100-Year Starship Program The above article sounds like deja vu if you read the entry from May 07, 2011. This time DARPA wants to enlist the brainpower of science fiction writers, ethicists and researchers. This … Continue reading

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DARPA Solicits Ideas For Its Hundred-Year Starship Project | Popular Science

DARPA Solicits Ideas For Its Hundred-Year Starship Project | Popular Science. This is an interesting article at Popular Science. DARPA and NASA are looking for private ideas, as well as private investment in their 100-Year Starship venture. NASA has put in … Continue reading

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NASA and ATK Successfully Ground Tests Next Gen Rocket Motor

NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) successfully completed a static ground test of the 2nd Ares 5-segment Development Motor (DM-2) at their Promontory, Utah based test site on August 31, 2010. The test lasted 2 minutes and the 5-segment solid rocket, … Continue reading

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