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NASA Funds 6 Futuristic Space Exploration Tech Ideas



NASA has granted funding to six next-generation technology concepts that it believes could help advance humanity’s understanding and exploration of the cosmos down the road.

The six ambitious ideas, which were selected under Phase 2 of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program, cover a wide range of potential future applications. One proposal, for example, aims to develop laser thrusters for spacecraft, while another seeks to build tiny but tough robots that could explore other planets and moons en masse.

“As NASA begins a new chapter in exploration, we’re investing in these seed-corn advanced concepts of next-generation technologies that will truly transform how we investigate and learn about our universe,” Michael Gazarik, NASA’s associate administrator for space technology in Washington, D.C., said in a statement Thursday. Read more…

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