Jan 22: NASA to demonstrate propellant-free propulsion in space

Mike DiMuzio (mdimuzio@cisnet.com)
Sat, 23 Jan 1999 00:04:14 +0000

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NASA Science News for January 22, 1999:

Spacecraft may fly on "empty" - Using a propulsive tether concept, spacecraft
may be able to brake or boost their orbits without using onboard fuel. A
NASA/Marshall project, named "ProSEDS," is slated to demonstrate braking, by
accelerating an expended rocket toward re-entry.  Full story:

     http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/ast22jan99_1.htm

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Mike DiMuzio    mdimuzio@cisnet.com