Microwave Space Propulsion Startup Closes Doors

Credit: Escape Dynamics
Startup Escape Dynamics has folded, and with it plans to use microwave energy beamed from the ground to power a small single-stage-to-orbit reusable launch vehicle into space. The company says while technology demonstrations showed microwave propulsion is feasible, the technical risks and cost...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.