NASA Ramps Up Support For Vasimr Engine Demo On Space Station

ORLANDO, Fla. — NASA is preparing to install Ad Astra Rocket Co.’s prototype 200-kw. Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (Vasimr) engine on the International Space Station’s Z1 truss structure in 2014. About 100 NASA employees, primarily from the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) office...

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