NASA Moon rocket test met 90% of objectives

NASA's fourth attempt to complete a critical test of its Moon rocket achieved around 90 percent of its goals, but there's still no firm date for the behemoth's first flight, officials said Tuesday.

3-D catalysts for improved hydrazine-free propellants

Hydrazine, one of the most widely used liquid propellants for space propulsion systems, is also extremely toxic. EU researchers have developed 3-D catalysts for igniting alternative propellants.

NASA tests game changing composite cryogenic fuel tank

NASA recently completed a major space technology development milestone by successfully testing a pressurized, large cryogenic propellant tank made of composite materials. The composite tank will enable the next generation ...

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