Congressional Support For NASA X-planes Grows As X-57 Progresses

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“Everything is coming together at once,” says Sean Clarke, principal investigator for NASA’s X-57 Maxwell. Motors, controllers and batteries are heading toward installation on the aircraft, which aims to demonstrate a fivefold reduction in energy consumption through electric propulsion. For a...
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