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Space Plane

NASP The Rockwell was an advanced technology demonstrator project for the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), part of a United States project to create a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) spacecraftand passenger spaceliner.

Robotic butterfly

By sandwiching a precisely molded, highly elastic rubber layer between two parallel electrodes, researchers have created an electronic sensor that can detect the slightest touch.

Space Fountain

A new super-strong carbon fibre rope developed by a Finnish elevator firm promises to increase the potential height of skyscrapers by enabling lifts to traverse even greater vertical distances.

solar sail - Google Search

solar sail - Google Search

ATK's MegaFlex solar array is designed to provide more than 10 times more power than the largest current satellite array technology.

A new solar array technology called MegaFlex, being developed by ATK, has been chosen by NASA for use on future spacecraft.

VARIES-2013 Vacuum to Antimatter Rocket Interstellar Explorer System, is a concept from Richard Obousy that would use enormous solar arrays to generate power for extremely powerful lasers, which, when fired at empty space, would create particles of antimatter which could be stored and used as fuel. The process would be used at the vehicle's destination to create fuel for the return journey.

Hungary-based space illustrator Adrian Mann is a graphical engineer for Project Icarus, an effort to research the possibilities for interstellar travel.

multi-g station

multi-g station

orbital fabrication facility

orbital fabrication facility

Image of the crater Scarlatti on Mercury.

Messenger Probe image of the crater Scarlatti on Mercury - Scarlatti is a pit-floored crater on Mercury, which was discovered in 1974 by Mariner 10 spacecraft.