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Breakthrough Propulsion Physics

Breakthrough Propulsion Physics

The term breakthrough propulsion refers to concepts like space drives and faster-than-light travel, the kind of breakthroughs that would make interstellar travel practical.

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Origami in Space

Origami in Space

An origami-inspired deployable solar array developed by Brigham Young University may point the way to the future of space exploration and settlement.

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The Moon was a first step, Mars will test our capabilities, but Europa is the prize

The Moon was a first step, Mars will test our capabilities, but Europa is the prize

The prize, Europa, a watery world. NASA The icy moon Europa is perhaps the most tantalising destination in our solar system. Scientists have been trying for years to kickstart a mission to Jupiter’s most enigmatic moon, with very Earth-like concerns over costs keeping missions grounded until now. The European Space Agency’s ambitious mission to Jupiter, JUICE, will visit its fire-and-ice moons – v...

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