TITLE

Fast forward to Mars

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/6/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7657, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's funding of high-power electric propulsion technologies. Planned manned mission to Mar.
ACCESSION #
14078542

 

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