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Jan 15, 2021

The Rocket Engine That Proves Solar Thermal Propulsion Isn’t Just a Crazy Theory

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Engineers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory are prototyping a previously theoretical rocket design that could someday take spacecraft to interstellar space. Their plan? Use heat from the sun, rather than combustion, to power a rocket engine.

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