The idea for solar thermal propulsion has been around for decades, but researchers tapped by NASA just conducted a first test.
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  • Nov 21, 2020

A solar-powered rocket might be our ticket to interstellar space - Ars Technica

If Jason Benkoski is right, the path to interstellar space begins in a shipping container tucked behind a laboratory high bay in Maryland. The set up looks like something out of a low-budget sci-fi f… [+3566 chars]

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