Tag Archives: Spacecraft propulsion

24Feb/16

NASA’s laser-powered spaceship could travel to Mars in 72 hours

NASA scientist Philip Lubin is working on perfecting laser technology that could propel a light spacecraft to Mars in as little as three days.
Continue reading

02Sep/15

20 km high space elevator tower planned

(REUTERS / THOTH TECHNOLOGY / ESA) – Though a tried and tested way to launch space missions, firing rockets isn’t fuel efficient.

Thoth Technology of Canada says its planned 20 kilometre high space elevator tower could solve that.
Continue reading