The Propulsion of Tomorrow

By July 13, 2014Season 7, TMRO Live

We are joined by Dr. Franklin Chang Díaz the CEO and founder of As Astra Rocket Company to talk about VASIMR – Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket. This is a next generation electric space propulsion technology that is already working on the ground. Next steps are to test in space.

In Space News:
Soyuz launches the Meteor M2 Satellite
Angara’s Maiden Launch
Soyuz launches the O3b F2 Satellite
Firefly space and the Aerospike engine
Planetary Society reveals the launch date of LightSail-1

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