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NASA is catalyst for hydrogen technology

NASA answered a call to help the world's largest aerospace company develop a better way to generate electricity for its aircraft. Instead, it wound up helping a very small technology company to thrive.

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Tracking traces of alternative jet fuels

Flying high above the California desert, NASA researchers recently took to the skies for the second year in a row with a DC-8 and other aircraft to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of ...

Sep 04, 2014
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NASA audit finds Google execs saved on jet fuel

An aircraft fleet owned by Google's founders and former CEO received improper discounts on jet fuel that saved the three billionaires up to $5.3 million dating back to depths of the Great Recession in 2009, according to a ...

Dec 12, 2013
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Using algae to lock away greenhouse gas

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research is developing green technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, using algae.

Oct 03, 2013
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Biofueled Airbus makes air show entrance

An Airbus airliner flew from southern France to the Paris Air Show on Thursday with one fuel tank partially filled with farnesane, a biofuel made from sugar cane as the industry experiments with green technology.

Jun 20, 2013
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