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Improvements in air-breathing propulsion pave the way to space

After reigning supreme for decades, traditional rockets may be supplanted by their more efficient air-breathing brethren as the preferred method of reaching space.

Air-breathing supersonic propulsion, such as a ramjet, may receive an efficiency boost from a new design recently proposed in the… 402 more words

Aerospace Design

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The concept of  multiple rocket exhaust areas was based upon the Strutjet concept, which used multiple rockets in an individual air duct. 231 more words

Aerospace Design

Surfing the Quantum Vacuum

I’ve posted about the Light Sail technology, which can propel a spacecraft with the momentum from the sun’s photons. Here’s another no-fuel technology for spacecraft: the Q-Thruster which uses microwaves generated using solar power. 194 more words

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Joma Propulsion 3.0

หลังจากที่ล่าสุด Joma ได้เปิดตัวสีใหม่ของรองเท้าสายสปีดอย่าง SuperCopa ไปแล้ว ครั้งนี้พวกเขาเปิดตัวสีล่าสุดของรองเท้ารุ่นใหม่อย่าง Propulsion 3.0 กันบ้าง และในโอกาสนี้ผมขอนำบทความแปลจาก Soccerbible ที่สัมภาษณ์ทางทีมงาน Joma ถึงรองเท้ารุ่นใหม่คู่นี้มาให้ได้อ่านเปลี่ยนบรรยากาศกันบ้างครับ .. อ่านต่อได้ที่ http://wp.me/P4hmx2-B1

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Premature Transcendence

Tick tock.  Tick tock.  Tick tock.  The drumbeat of stagnation.  The melody, without cessation, to which we dance into certain annihilation.  The drummer is smug, the conductor sure.  435 more words

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NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

Interesting news. I specifically love the part where they say that theoretically it shouldn’t work but it does :)

I think the “engine field” need to advance and fast!

http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/01/nasa-microwave-thruster/

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Nanobots get tiny propellers for targeted drug delivery

This bit of news looks like science fiction!
Advancements in this field are starting to feel “scifi” in nature! :)

http://www.engadget.com/2014/07/31/nanobots-propellers/

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