Advanced In-Space Propulsion Seen As Key For Human Missions

Credit: Vasimr prototype: NASA
The termination of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) does not eliminate the need for high-performance human spacecraft propulsion beyond Earth orbit, both with the solar-electric technology that is a legacy of ARM and with higher-performance technology at lower readiness levels today, according...

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