Plasma-Powered Rocket Designed for Deep Space Exploration

[ad_1] A solar electric propulsion Hall Effect thruster being tested under vacuum conditions at NASA. Credit: NASA Plasma-based rocket designed for deep space exploration lasts longer and generates high power. The increased interest in deep-space travel has necessitated the development of powerful, long-lasting rocket systems to propel spacecraft into the cosmos. Scientists at the U.S. […]

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Satellites and Drones Are Being Used To Study Glacial Physics and Predict Sea Level Rise

[ad_1] Calving front of the Upsala Glacier in Argentina. This glacier has been thinning and retreating at a rapid rate during the last decades — from 2006 to 2010, it receded 43.7 yards (40 meters) per year. Credit: Etienne Berthier/Université de Toulouse/NASA Goddard Brent Minchew leads two proposals to better understand glacial physics and predict […]

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