rocket fuel

Next Generation Satellites Might Skim the Atmosphere, Using Air as a Propellant

Satellites in orbit use rocket propulsion to maintain their altitude. These engines require fuel to power their chemical or ion…

1 month ago

A Self-Eating Engine Could Make Rockets More Efficient

There can’t be many ideas that beat the crazy yet ingenious idea of a rocket engine that uses part of…

6 months ago

The Moon is the Best Place to Transport Rocket Fuel

When astronauts return to the Moon in the next few years, the plan is to have them stay for good…

1 year ago

Bacteria Could Make Rocket Fuel on Mars

There are many types of rocket fuel.  Some are more useful on a particular planet.  And some can be created…

3 years ago

NASA’s Going Green

[/caption] NASA announced yesterday that it’s looking for new technology proposals using environmentally friendly fuels to launch payload. The space…

12 years ago